On the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, we look back at a young politician whose unexpected vote in the Tennessee state legislature gave all women the right to vote.
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Should everyone born in the United States automatically become a citizen? It’s a constitutional and political question that will get some attention as the current presidential campaign unfolds.
A New York attorney’s request for a physical fight over a legal claim raises a few archaic legal arguments over the long-dormant practice of a trial by combat.
What do Benjamin Wade, Willie P. Mangum and John Nance Garner all have in common? If not for a last-second decision, or a twist of fate, they might have become Acting President of the United States, in an era before the 25th Amendment existed.
The New York Times reported last week that Vice President Joe Biden briefly considered resigning after his son’s death. But the serious implications of such a move would be well understood by Biden, who is intimately familiar with Congress and the executive branch.