Actor-director Clint Eastwood is the latest prominent conservative to sign on to a court brief opposing a California gay marriage ban. Also, two NFL players have opposed a gay-marriage ban in a separate brief to the Supreme Court.
There were several reports on Wednesday that senior Senate Republicans may present a plan to surrender some constitutional budget powers to President Obama for the next seven months. The kicker: the president and the Democrats won’t be interested.
The Supreme Court heard arguments today about the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965, and early reports indicate the court could lean towards tossing out a key part of the civil rights law.
Chuck Hagel cleared a cloture vote by a wide margin on Tuesday, but the real winners in the battle over the defense secretary nominee could be the supporters of filibuster reform.
The federal holiday called Washington’s Birthday may have passed, but today is George Washington’s real birthday. Here are 10 interesting facts about the first president, including his amazing wealth and the truth about those teeth.