On this day in 1789, the First Congress under our current Constitution met in its first joint session in New York and undertook an important order of business: confirming George Washington’s election as President.
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Political journalist Jacob Weisberg provides a bracing portrait of America’s 40th president.
In a decision written by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court said on Monday that Texas can determine its voting districts based on total population numbers, and isn’t required to use a system based on numbers related to registered voters.
It was 48 years ago today that civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis. The world has changed greatly since 1968, but King’s message survives intact.
On April 3, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his last public speech, which referenced the Bible and the Constitution. His words still inspire millions today.