Lyle Denniston looks at claims that the nine Supreme Court justices aren’t making decisions independent of political parties.
The Supreme Court’s split verdict has Republicans and Democrats both claiming victory in the Arizona v. United States case, although the long-term issue is far from settled.
Villanova University’s Lara Brown says the Electoral College could be in play again this November, and explains why it might still be the best system out there for picking a president.
Thursday will be the day when the U.S. Supreme Court finally decides the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s health care program. Here is a quick guide on what to expect.
The U.S. Supreme Court will wait until later this week to issue its health care decision. The Arizona immigration case has been decided.
Condoleezza Rice isn’t usually mentioned as a top vice presidential choice for Mitt Romney, but she apparently turned heads at a highly publicized Romney campaign summit in Utah last weekend.
A hand-annotated personal version of the U.S. Constitution owned by George Washington is returning to Mount Vernon, after a record auction in New York City. A bidder spent $10 million on the folio, which had Washington’s personal notes on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. After the auction, it turned out that bidder was […]
The release of the movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter had us fact-checking about any real-life connections between U.S. presidents and the undead. We dug one up, involving Lincoln’s hand-picked successor – and an alleged presidential vampire pardon.
Contributor Benjamin Brown looks at 10 interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln, who is getting a bit of media attention this week as a movie debuts about Lincoln’s fictional exploits as a vampire hunter.
Shawn Poole, a contributing writer for Backstreets, says fans should honor the late Clarence Clemons by understanding the roots of racism.