Lyle Denniston looks at the Voter ID issue possibly affecting the legitimacy of the next president, if opponents of such measures can prove voter suppression existed during the election.
How could the worst national drought in decades have a direct impact on the November general election? It’s as simple as two words: gasoline and corn.
Author Gore Vidal passed away last night at the age of 86. Although he wrote about historical themes, in fact and fiction, Vidal’s real-life connections to historical figures remain intriguing.
The current legal fight in Pennsylvania over its tough Voter ID law could have national implications in the fight between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in November.
Vice President Joe Biden is all but assured to be Barack Obama’s running mate this fall—right? That hasn’t always been the case in the past, when presidential running mates were dumped before a re-election campaign.
When Twitter bounced Guy Adams, a reporter for The Independent, from its service, it didn’t violate the First Amendment.
The Mitt Romney campaign will announce his vice presidential pick on a smartphone app – if you can find it on your phone. The Obama camp also rolled out a rival app at the same time.
The era of flappers and suffragists is coming to the National Constitution Center in October, as we look at the era between the 18th and 21st amendments.
It was 100 years ago this month that Jim Thorpe put America on the world’s sports map and made the Olympics a global phenomenon. But the fight over Thorpe’s body still lingers in a federal court.
The Constitutional Convention of 1787 featured a number of heated debates—literally. By June, framing a newer, stronger government was not the only hot topic: so was the weather. Amazingly, the delegates managed to endure an unbearably hot and humid Philadelphia summer to hammer out the Constitution, but not without some difficulty and complaints. William Samuel […]