Hunting, marijuana, gambling and more—citizens in 41 states and the District of Columbia weigh in today on 147 statewide initiatives. Here’s what we’ll be watching when the results come in.
One word on a boy’s passport years ago has led to a big-time showdown involving all three branches of the federal government on Monday, as the Supreme Court referees a dispute over Israel between Congress and two Presidents.
In this commentary, Richard A. Arenberg from Brown University says if the Republicans win back control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s elections, a new battle over filibusters is likely to break out, and a controversial tactic using reconciliation bills could come into play.
In this commentary, Lawrence Lessig from Harvard Law School and Nick Dranias of the Compact for America Educational Foundation refute what they see as fear-mongering about the Article V process for amending the Constitution at a state level.
Leading James Madison scholars Burt Neuborne and David O. Stewart discuss the historical and contemporary legacy of the man who helped create the Constitution.
In a special Halloween feature, Constitution Daily looks at two real-life body snatching stories related to three U.S. Presidents, and a ghoulish tale involving Alexander Hamilton and John Jay.
The White House is the best-known residence in the nation and a few of its famous residents are rumored to be long-term tenants.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at long, complicated relationship between local and state control over Philadelphia schools, which is heading to the legal system in a contract fight.
Imagine opening your mailbox to find a note that reads, “Show all mail to [supervisor] for copying prior to going out on the street.” Last year, one man did just that, leading to the discovery of secret surveillance programs for U.S. snail mail.
Lyle Denniston, the constitutional literacy adviser for the National Constitution Center, looks at a new development in the same-sex marriage lawsuits that could bar federal courts from deciding the issue