Contributor Benjamin Brown looks back at the 1972 election and how voters didn’t care about the fledgling Watergate scandal as Richard Nixon sought re-election.
Mike Simzak looks at the link between Father’s Day and baseball in his family.
The promise of free elections in Egypt, under the umbrella of a constitution and parliamentary rule, seems dashed after the country’s military acted to undercut the nation’s legislature.
An Oregon court has cited a Watergate-era ruling in allowing the release of files detailing alleged child abuse by Boy Scouts of America volunteers dating back to 1965.
Did the American Revolution of 1776 really start on June 15, 1215 when the Magna Carta was signed in England?
How will the Supreme Court rule on the Affordable Care Act? We’ve gathered 16 predictions from published articles, and the opinions are surprising and divisive.
Would President Richard Nixon have been convicted of a crime if he hadn’t resigned his office in 1974 and received a subsequent pardon? Lyle Denniston takes a new look at the constitutionality of prosecuting a president.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has repeatedly told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Congress risked a “constitutional crisis” if it asked him to turn over documents related to the Fast and Furious gun scandal. But is the situation really that dire?
It’s unlikely you’ll get Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to agree on a lot when it comes to the presidential race, but both candidates’ campaigns have lauded an Federal Election Commission decision for the digital age.
The federal government’s policy of detaining terrorism suspects – often challenged in court and sometimes set back by historic Supreme Court rulings – no longer seems to be under a constitutional cloud.