May 8

Three lessons learned from Mark Sanford’s win

Posted 11 months, 16 days ago.


Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is his state’s new representative in the House. So what does his comeback win say about the electoral process?

May 7

Should Congress see a pay cut or a pay raise?

Posted 11 months, 17 days ago.


When it comes to amendments in the Constitution, the 27th amendment, which deals with congressional pay, isn’t as well known as others. But the question of congressional pay raises—or cuts—has gotten a lot of attention recently.

May 3

The day the Supreme Court killed Hollywood’s studio system

Posted 11 months, 21 days ago.


Hollywood’s greatest drama took place over two decades in a fight that featured movie barons, President Franklin Roosevelt, Walt Disney, Charlie Chaplin, and the United States Supreme Court.

May 2

In search of the 28th amendment to the Constitution

Posted 11 months, 22 days ago.


A Tennessee congressman has raised eyebrows in a controversial speech to add a 28th amendment to the Constitution. The effort is the latest attempt to change a document that almost seems unchangeable.

May 1

How the Sanford race compares with other unusual elections

Posted 11 months, 23 days ago.


The current House election between Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch is turning very strange, but how does it rank among the oddest races in U.S. history?