Is falsely shouting “bingo” just as bad as falsely shouting “fire” in a crowded theater? Or is it protected First Amendment speech?
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 23rd Amendment, which made it possible for residents of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections.
Our two-week contest to pick the best presidential Cabinet ever continues with two matchups involving vice presidents who played critical roles spanning more than two centuries.
Same-sex marriage polls have been hotly debated in recent days, but a review of 10 recent major surveys confirms a consensus public opinion in favor of such unions.
Lyle Denniston explains why the Supreme Court may pass the same-sex marriage issue largely back to the political realm of state legislatures and voter referendums.
Our two-week contest to pick the best presidential Cabinet ever continues with two matchups involving the men who controlled the money and the legal system for the Executive Branch.
The Supreme Court spent a second day hearing arguments about another potential ruling on same-sex marriage, as it considers the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA. Early reports indicate a tense court room and more attention on Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Lyle Denniston explains the key role Justice Anthony Kennedy played in Tuesday’s Proposition 8 arguments, and why a stalemate could be in store.
This week marks an interesting anniversary in U.S. history—the first known appearance of a huge loaf of bread at the White House, as a tribute to an equally giant, politically charged cheese wheel that symbolized the First Amendment.
Our two-week contest to pick the best presidential Cabinet ever continues with two matchups involving the men who led America through war and peace.