Does the First Amendment protect you from liking the wrong person on Facebook? That’s the argument going on in a federal court, after a judge says a sheriff had the right to fire his employees for liking his opponent’s Facebook campaign page.
A virtually unknown presidential candidate in Virginia could derail Mitt Romney’s bid for president. But how rare is it for a third-party candidate to influence a race for president?
Author Jacqueline Salit talks about the need for more voting rights for independent voters, whom she says are a vast underrepresented community of Americans.
Lyle Denniston looks at the likelihood of Tea Party senators in the next Congress, and what it could mean for the age-old arguments about the role of government.
Spending by SuperPACs unchained by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling shows eight states may determine the presidential election – and one big state is being shunned in the process.
Condoleezza Rice will speak at this month’s Republican convention in Tampa, in what some see as a sign of her elimination from the vice presidential sweepstakes. Not on the speakers’ list: Sarah Palin.
As the United States Post Office misses key financial payments, critics and supporters speculate about bankruptcy or worse for an institution that predates the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
Avery Brundage was the most controversial figure in American Olympic history and its most complex, as he crossed paths with people like Jim Thorpe, Adolf Hitler, Jessie Owens and the proponents of Apartheid.
New numbers from a national study show that current voters aren’t as interested in the current presidential race as in recent years, and they don’t particularly like the candidates as in the past.
The public battle over Chick-fil-A and its stance on same-sex marriage might have a good side effect: It’s raising public awareness of the First Amendment of the Constitution. But in the long run, the company could be in a pickle.