Imagine a world with income tax; if you were an American citizen before 1913, with a few exceptions you didn’t have to deal with an April deadline and the IRS. Today, no one really knows how big the tax code is.
The Senate has approved legislation that extends the nation’s debt ceiling until May, despite some concerns the bill conflicts with the 27th Amendment.
The constitutional issue of Prohibition remains alive, in spirit, in Pennsylvania, but the commonwealth’s liquor control system might be under siege from the state’s governor.
The Washington Nationals might have bitten off more than they can chew by naming William Howard Taft as their next racing mascot.
The debate over the “No Budget, No Pay” debt-ceiling deal has some people saying the proposed act is unconstitutional because of the 27th Amendment. But what happens if Congress passes a law that can be successfully challenged?