Is the Citizens United case actually depressing voter turnout in elections? Lyle Denniston looks at the long-term trends behind low voter numbers and which part of the government can best address the issue.
First Lady Michelle Obama led a rally of supporters at an event at the National Constitution Center on Wednesday in Philadelphia.
On Wednesday at the National Constitution Center, two top legal experts will debate the one issue that could stop President Obama’s Affordable Care Act in its tracks: the Commerce Clause.
The votes are counted in the Wisconsin recall election, and Scott Walker will remain as governor in a victory big enough to avoid a recount. So did 10 major media outlets react to Walker’s big win?
Setting up an appeal to the Supreme Court on the volatile constitutional issue of same-sex marriage, the federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reconsider a decision that nullified California’s “Proposition 8.”
The outcome of Tuesday’s recall election for Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin could mark a decisive turning point in Mitt Romney’s quest to be president.
Lyle Denniston looks at the outcome of the John Edwards case, and if the Constitution will tolerate the imaginative use of the criminal law to restrain political campaign donations.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that 31 homeowners weren’t entitled to $8,000 sewer hookup refunds when their neighbors only paid $1,000 for the same service. The ruling in Armour v. Indianapolis was a little more complicated than that, but the financial imbalance angered Chief Justice John Roberts, who dissented in the 6-3 vote and […]
Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential candidate, is reportedly mulling over a surprising move as he names a vice presidential running mate. But don’t expect a repeat of the Sarah Palin move in 2008.
It was 225 years ago this week that the Constitutional Convention started in earnest in Philadelphia. Our historical correspondent, Benjamin Brown, looks at the week that was in May 1787.