In May 2005, Republican Senate leaders announced that, if the filibusters continued, they would attempt a drastic procedure – one that soon would be called the “nuclear option.”
With the Iowa caucuses less than 13 months away, contenders for the Republican presidential nomination have hit the campaign trail. What lessons are they learning?
Starting today, Congress says it will require all bills to reference the Constitution. Are you ready?
Who holds the record for the longest filibuster of all time? What landmark bills were halted by a speechifying Senator?
In a guest post, Susan Daugherty-Rodriguez explains how the Food Safety bill recently signed by the President affects those with life-threatening illnesses.
More civility in political discourse “would be swell.” But would it really do much to make American government work better?
We challenged ourselves: Can the Cliff Lee signing be tied to the Constitution? Of course it can!
PJP fellow Daniel Fisher discusses three pending cases that could end class-action litigation. Three cases that may determine the future of class-action litigation are before the Supreme Court. If business advocates get their way on all three, plaintiff lawyers could have a much harder time convincing courts to certify lawsuits on behalf of large groups […]
Every 10 years, Congress gets reconfigured by a Census. Did your state win or lose?