In the legacy of presidential history, Harry Truman may be best remembered by one photograph. So how did the 33rd president wind up holding a newspaper that showed him losing an election he had already won?
On November 3, 1884, the United States Supreme Court issued one of its most controversial decisions, when it said that American Indians who paid taxes didn’t have the right to vote in elections.
As we get nearer to Election Day 2016, Constitution Daily looks at the Electoral College breakdown historically of 15 states that will be crucial in the November 8 election.
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 The act would be quickly repealed, but it started a series of events that led to the American Revolution.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.