Presidents James Knox Polk and Warren Gamaliel Harding have one thing in common aside from a stay in the White House: the same November 2 birthday. Beyond that, the men took different paths in their public lives.
With one week to go before the national election, a federal judge in Newark, N.J., moved on Monday night to test the Democratic National Committee’s claim that the Republican National Committee is joining with the Donald Trump presidential campaign to intimidate voters by aggressive poll-watching actions.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at arguments in a clothing copyright case that featured Justice Breyer as a fashion critic on Monday.
On November 1, 1765, the hated Stamp Tax authorized by King George III went to effect in the colonies despite months of protests. The act would be quickly repealed, but it started a series of events that led to the American Revolution.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at the unique role of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s director and the President’s ability to remove the director if warranted.
The eight-Justice Supreme Court is back on the bench on Halloween morning, hearing two cases that aren’t exactly scary but still very interesting.
The White House is the best-known residence in the nation and a few of its famous residents are rumored to be long-term tenants.
John Adams is one of the pivotal figures in American history, as a political philosopher, patriot, statesman, father – and the second President of the United States. So how much do you know this essential Founding Father on his 281st birthday?
The Supreme Court on Friday afternoon stepped into the nationwide controversy over the rights of transgender people – in particular, high school students – but gave itself the option of ruling very narrowly.
The current controversy over Merrick Garland’s nomination has nothing on the worst Supreme Court delay of all time during John Tyler’s rocky presidential term.