On February 27, 1951, the 22nd Amendment was ratified, blocking any President from serving more than two terms or 10 years in office. So why was there a big push for tenure for the chief executive?
How did the government first deal with the legal issue of requiring vaccines that promote immunity against diseases? The legal debate goes back more than a century and gives most of that power to the states.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center constitutional literacy adviser, looks at who could be responsible for finding a solution for millions of Americans who face a possible loss of health care insurance if the Supreme Court rules against Obamacare.
Michael Morley and Nick Stephanopoulos join our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss an upcoming Supreme Court case from Arizona that could dramatically shape the future of the legislative redistricting process.
On this day in 1870, an African-American politician was seated in the United States Senate for the first time, but only after Republican leaders rebuffed a challenge based on the infamous Dred Scott decision.
The passing of an anniversary has privacy and security advocates both reflecting and looking forward this month.
As promised, President Barack Obama vetoed legislation on Tuesday that would have approved the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. So what are the odds of Republicans getting enough votes to override the veto?
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains why the Supreme Court turned away a challenge on Monday to government spying under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
In an elegant act of “judicial jujitsu,” the Supreme Court issued its decision in Marbury v. Madison on February 24, 1803, establishing the high court’s power of judicial review.
February 23rd marks one of the oddest anniversaries in American history, as President-elect Abraham Lincoln was smuggled in disguise in 1861 through Baltimore due to perceived assassination threats.