Today marks the birth of maybe the most colorful of all the Founding Fathers. It was Gouverneur Morris who put the finishing touches on the Constitution in 1787, and gave the words “We The People” to all Americans.
There is now a movement afoot by a group seeking a ballot referendum in California for that state to become its own sovereign nation. It’s not actually a new idea, but it is one that faces extremely long odds.odds.
Today is the birthday of the only person to run for, and win, the presidency four times: Franklin D. Roosevelt. Here’s a list of 10 facts about FDR— before he was elected President in 1932.
The Trump administration’s moves to temporarily ban immigration from seven countries it deems as security risks are quickly heading for a battle within the federal court system.
He was a war hero who led America out of a recession, won a war and re-election, defined modern election campaigns, and died at an assassin’s hand. So why don’t historians respect William McKinley?
This week, Republicans leaders reportedly engaged in a brief debate about killing the Senate filibuster in a closed-door retreat in Philadelphia. That discussion could intensify as the GOP moves to approve a Supreme Court nominee and new legislation in the Senate.
On January 27, 1975, Senator Frank Church led a new Senate committee formed to investigate allegations of U.S. government spying on its own citizens. The committee’s report laid the groundwork for today’s controversy over NSA surveillance programs.
Brianne Gorod of the Constitutional Accountability Center and Andy Grewal of the University of Iowa discuss questions about the President’s business operations.
With President Donald Trump set to name his Supreme Court nominee soon, talk is circulating about who that person is. But looking at the recent history of nominations, the leading contenders discussed in the media aren’t always the final choices announced by the President.
President Donald Trump will meet Senate Republican leaders this week about his Supreme Court nominee, in a sign that process is moving ahead. But will the nomination face enough delays to prevent a new Justice from hearing arguments this term?