Lyle Denniston looks at how a remark about Israel by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie touched a nerve that also touches on a constitutional issue about the recognition of foreign governments.
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a New Mexico photography studio that lost a lawsuit after it refused services to a same-sex couple.
A House representative from California wants Congress to investigate claims that 34 states have asked for a second constitutional convention. But even verifying that those states have asked for such a meeting seems problematic.
New York Times editor Clay Risen talks about his newest book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, in a National Constitution Center podcast with the Center’s Jeffrey Rosen.
A House member is taking an unpopular stand, saying Congress should get a pay boost as the nation’s “board of directors.” Does Representative Jim Moran have a point, or does Congress get paid enough?
National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen looks at the arguments made by two powerful voices about the First Amendment, its role in campaign financing, and the constitutional requirement to make government more responsive to all of the people
Lyle Denniston looks at how the First Amendment remains a high – and perhaps rising – barrier to close regulation of campaign dollars.
On Wednesday, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., and four other justices changed the landscape of campaign finance again in the Court’s biggest ruling on the subject since the 2010 Citizens United case.
Chief Justice John Roberts and four other justices have ruled in the McCutcheon campaign financing case, with the majority striking down general limits on how much money can be spent on political campaigns over a two-year period.
The McCutcheon case, also called Citizens United 2 by supporters and detractors, is now history and people can make an unlimited number of federal campaign donations in a two-year period. So is that a good thing or a bad thing? Here’s reaction to this historic Supreme Court decision.