Could the online blogging site Tumblr play a key role in a widely followed Supreme Court case about campaign spending limits? That’s what one prominent professor is hoping.
It was 224 years ago today that Congress signed the law that created the Supreme Court, and a look back at the first court shows personal drama that included a justice dodging creditors, a failed suicide attempt and a Chief Justice who was America’s most-hated man, for a time.
On September 19, 1796, a Philadelphia newspaper published one of the greatest documents in American history: George Washington’s Farewell Address. Even today, some people in that other “Washington” could learn a few lessons from the first President.
If you’re following the latest drama in Washington over a possible government shutdown, there are 12 legislative days left until the federal government starts closing down its operations. So what happens after September 30, when the first deadline hits?
As Americans reflect on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the debate continues about the proper balance of privacy rights and security concerns needed in an asymmetrical world.