The U.S. Senate will take up gun control starting on Thursday, with a filibuster from Republicans the first order of business before weeks of debates over background checks and other measures begin.
There’s another controversy over Mother Jones magazine, a secret tape, and a prominent Republican speaking in private. And like with its publication of Mitt Romney’s infamous “47 percent” comments, Mother Jones will probably cite a Supreme Court decision in publishing the recording.
Lyle Denniston looks at whether a Georgia town can really tell every homeowner to have a gun inside their house.
Constitution Daily readers have spoken: Alexander Hamilton is their favorite Cabinet member of all time. But who will they pick as the worst presidential adviser in history?
The passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on Monday has sparked talk about her trailblazing role as a woman who was an active global leader.
Our contest to pick the favorite presidential Cabinet member of all time is down to two members of [President George Washington’s team: Alexander Hamilton and John Adams.
Hot issues in Washington don’t only include the budget and fiscal cliff. It’s the name of the city’s NFL team that has some people crying foul.
Lyle Denniston examines a case that could lead the Supreme Court to take action on a lower-court decision to bar a public school from using a church to host graduation ceremonies.
Our Presidential Madness contest is down to four historic leaders, as Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton reignite their feud, and John Adams tackles FDR’s war leader.
Constitution Daily looks back at the inspirational story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and uncovers some interesting facts about the late civil rights leader’s life.