A House representative from California wants Congress to investigate claims that 34 states have asked for a second constitutional convention. But even verifying that those states have asked for such a meeting seems problematic.
A House member is taking an unpopular stand, saying Congress should get a pay boost as the nation’s “board of directors.” Does Representative Jim Moran have a point, or does Congress get paid enough?
On April 4, 1841, newly inaugurated President William Henry Harrison died just 30 days after taking the office. What happened next was a constitutional crisis that ended with a bold move taken by a President generally considered one of the worst in history.
Chief Justice John Roberts and four other justices have ruled in the McCutcheon campaign financing case, with the majority striking down general limits on how much money can be spent on political campaigns over a two-year period.
Has President Obama exceeded his constitutional power as president? Or have the president’s actions mirrored those of other past leaders? Here’s a look at the book that started the Imperial Presidency debate, back in 1973, and some ideas from its author.