Mar 5

Four big Supreme Court decisions on the radar

Posted 1 month, 16 days ago.


As the Supreme Court continues a busy week, Court watchers are wondering if a significant case from last fall could be announced in the next few weeks.

Mar 4

The story of the wildest party in White House history

Posted 1 month, 17 days ago.


The White House has seen a lot of big parties, but nothing compares to March 4, 1829, when Andrew Jackson’s open house sparked a mob scene that almost destroyed the president’s house. Or so we think.

Mar 3

Prisoner gets Supreme Court hearing using handwritten form

Posted 1 month, 18 days ago.


The Supreme Court added five new cases on Monday, including a case about wearing beards behind bars that resulted from a handwritten petition

Feb 28

Five “unusual” amendments that never made it into the Constitution

Posted 1 month, 21 days ago.


If some folks had their way, a three-person tribunal, and not the President, would provide leadership of the “United States of Earth,” in a nation where divorce is illegal.

Feb 27

How a C-grade college term paper led to a constitutional amendment

Posted 1 month, 22 days ago.


The 27th Amendment is the most recent amendment to the Constitution, and its existence today can be traced to a college student who proposed the idea in a term paper and was given a C by his professor for the idea.