US Capitol Dome

From the Director: Optimism. Shock. Resolve. Gratitude.

The unity we need will not come easily

Joe Biden and Donald Trump facing in opposite directions

The Biden era begins

University of Virginia Institute of Democracy experts offer frequent updates on the latest developments

Grant and Lee

In a civil war, accountability must precede healing

The Civil War offers lessons for dealing with the January 6 insurrectionists, Melody Barnes and Caroline Janney write in the Washington Post

Clinton impeachment


Miller Center resources offer critical perspective on impeachment

Jesus weeps

The blueprint for Joe Biden fixing our politics and Mitt Romney saving the GOP

After Oklahoma City, Bill Clinton salvaged his presidency by condemning extremism and reassuring Americans


Critical insights for the nation's governance

The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history and strives to apply the lessons of history to the nation's most pressing contemporary governance challenges.