On January 9, 1776, the publication of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense became the first viral mass communications event in America, an event so big that it still rivals today’s blockbuster movies and books.
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Advance reviews of former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates’ book has Washington talking about public policy and the people who make it, including some pointed words about the Obama administration and harsher comments about Congress.
As a new year starts, the Chief Justice of the United States and top officials in the federal court system continue to warn about budget cuts that will make it harder for people to have access to public defenders.
It was on this day in 1959 that Alaska was admitted to the union as the 49th state- ending a process that started 13 years earlier.
The First Amendment might be the best known part of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the Constitution that were ratified in 1791. James Madison championed the Bill of Rights in 1789 and the amendment we now know as the First Amendment was actually the third amendment presented to the states for ratification. Since then, the First Amendment has been the subject of many court cases.