John Malcolm of the Heritage Foundation and Ian Millhiser of the Center for American Progress discuss how the two leading presidential candidates interpret the Constitution and where they stand on the most important constitutional questions facing America today.
Early voting has become an important factor in modern times. Here is a quick look at the process, which could account for 40 percent of the vote in this year’s presidential election.
This Monday, some folks will have a day off to commemorate Columbus Day and some won’t. So what is the legal basis for the holiday and is it truly a national holiday?
With some, but not all, Americans commemorating Columbus Day on Monday, there has been growing talk of expanding the day’s purpose or changing to a different celebration as a federal holiday. So how difficult would that be?
On this day in 1869, former President Franklin Pierce passed away in New Hampshire. Pierce was regarded as an ethical hard worker, but he struggled as a national leader when he openly advocated for pro-slavery states as a Northerner in the 1850s.
The Stamp Act Congress met 251 years ago today in New York, an effort that led nine Colonies to declare the English crown had no right to tax Americans who lacked representation in British Parliament.
In a special America’s Town Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois, debaters tackle the issue of voter identification requirements.
Daniel Farber of the University of California, Berkeley, and Barry McDonald of Pepperdine University discuss how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would appoint judges and shape constitutional law.
The Supreme Court’s second day of hearings in its new term moved the Justices directly into some of the most significant controversies they will face in coming months, and it was plain that the outcomes are hardly going to be bold.
If you are a presidential historian or a fan of facial hair, you probably know a little about Chester Alan Arthur. For the rest of us, he’s one of the more obscure leaders in American history.