Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seems poised for a big win in elections this weekend as his ruling party is closer to a controversial goal: rewriting its American-based constitution to allow for an active military force.
On July 18, 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt accepted his party’s nomination to run for a third term in office—an unprecedented act that would be barred by a constitutional amendment a decade later.
It’s the 269th birthday of a Founding Father whose name you know today as part of controversial political term: gerrymandering.
Democratic Senate majority leader Harry Reid and Republican leaders reached a truce on Tuesday that will preserve the filibuster and get at least five Obama administration nominees votes on the Senate floor.
Today marks the anniversary of one of the most-important moments in our early history, the creation of Washington, D.C, which came about after a deal cut at a Manhattan dinner party.