Arguing that the Senate’s Republican leaders have “stolen” a Supreme Court nomination, to deliver it to the new Trump administration, Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley is signaling a late campaign by his colleagues to get a vote on President Obama’s choice of Judge Merrick B. Garland for the court’s vacant seat.
This Friday, millions of Americans will take time out to honor our military on the traditional time of 11:11 a.m. on November 11. But there was a time when Congress tried to move the holiday, only to face several years of strong public resistance.
On Veterans Day, Constitution Daily looks at 10 Presidents who had first-hand experience serving in the military before they were elected to office and became commanders in chief.
Michael Dorf of Cornell University and Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute discuss how the Constitution will restrain or empower the new President.
Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston explains why further review of the Obama administration’s sweeping immigration policy in the federal courts may be thwarted by Tuesday’s presidential election result.
It was on this day in 1775 that the Continental Congress officially created the Marines to lead the fight “on land and at sea” for independence from the British.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, explains why a transition to a truly different court may not come until after 2018, and why Justice Anthony Kennedy’s role could become greater.
Todd Brewster of Temple University sits down with Dylan Byers, senior reporter at CNN, David Folkenflik, media correspondent at NPR, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, and Bryan Monroe, former editor of CNNPolitics.com, to discuss the media’s performance in the 2016 presidential election.
Donald Trump has won the majority needed in the Electoral College to become the next President of the United States, based on projections of the electoral college vote in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
Donald Trump’s convincing victory in Tuesday’s election is the latest black eye for pollsters who undertake the perilous job of forecasting presidential winners.