Our two-week contest to pick the best presidential cabinet ever continues with a heavyweight battle among six modern secretaries of state. Round 2 begins today.
Lyle Denniston previews the historic arguments this week about same-sex marriage in front of the Supreme Court.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, celebrated its third anniversary on Saturday, but the controversial law’s biggest challenge is still on the horizon.
Here at Constitution Daily, madness in March doesn’t just apply to the NCAA—it’s also an excuse to pick the best in the executive branch of government. That’s right, it’s time for Presidential Madness. Round 1 begins today.
March 22 marks the 41st anniversary of congressional approval of the Equal Rights Amendment, which almost became part of the Constitution in the 1970s. But it wasn’t the only amendment that came close.
Late on Thursday night, Pennsylvania’ House of Representatives approved a law to end the state’s Prohibition-era monopoly on alcohol sales.
The House has approved a continuing resolution to fund the federal government until October, preserving wide-ranging budget cuts known as the sequester but preventing a shutdown. Layoffs and furloughs are next for some employees.
Pennsylvania lawmakers will vote Thursday afternoon on ending restrictive liquor laws that date back to 1933, but the Prohibition-era booze battle is far from over.
Will public opinion polls sway the Supreme Court as it considers two cases related to same-sex marriage? Lyle Denniston looks at how the court has discussed the idea of political pressures in the past.
It’s not unusual for a celebrity to run for political office, but what happens when a celeb’s relative runs for Congress–and her brother has a popular TV show? We’ll find out shortly as Stephen Colbert’s sister runs as the Democratic nominee for a House seat.