Can the police really take photos of your car’s license plates and store them for years in a database? A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union is sparking a broader debate about the idea, which has potential Fourth Amendment ramifications.
A secret government court that reviews government surveillance requests is ready to reveal some inner workings, but will they make sense after a Justice Department editing job?
U.S. Senate history could be made on Tuesday if a last-second deal to save the filibuster can’t be reached. So why can’t Republicans just launch a filibuster to save the historic procedural move?
The Supreme Court is on its summer break, but there is already talk about a big case next year that could set a new precedent for the separation of church and state.
Majority leader Harry Reid is edging closer to ending the filibuster in the Senate for some types of votes. So why does the nuclear or constitutional option about the filibuster matter so much?