On January 6, 1919, Theodore Roosevelt died suddenly in his sleep at the age of 60. Overlooked now is that fact that the former President was expected to run again for a third term the following year.
Michael Klarman of Harvard Law School and Patrick Spero of the American Philosophical Society offer new perspectives on the American Revolution and Founding era.
Republican Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Ron DeSantis want a constitutional amendment to limit the terms members of Congress can serve in Washington. But will their efforts gain any traction?
For the fourth time in recent years, many members of the House will take part in a public reading of the Constitution in Congress on Thursday morning.
One of the more interesting rules changes in the new Congress is an effort to end unauthorized live streaming and picture taking by House members on that chamber’s floor.
With a new administration taking over in Washington, all eyes will be on the appointment of a new Supreme Court Justice. In historical terms, how unique is the nomination a new Justice mid-term as a new President takes office?
The Supreme Court will return to the bench on January 9, 2017 as it starts a new calendar year. Here are cases to watch that the Justices will hear, or likely hear, before the end of April.
It was on this day in 1959 that Alaska was admitted to the union as the 49th state- ending a process that started 13 years earlier.
January 1 is one of the most noteworthy days in American history, marking President Abraham Lincoln’s decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
On December 31, 1999, the United States officially handed the Panama Canal over to Panama’s government, ending a long saga that had started a century and a half earlier.