On March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress at the request of House Speaker John Boehner. The event has set off a debate over whether Netanyahu’s appearance is an unconstitutional intrusion upon the President’s foreign policy powers.
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A new two-year term starts for Congress on Tuesday, as Republicans take control of the House and the Senate. So what happens inside the Capitol when a new session starts under the Constitution?
The Obama administration’s move to end a decades-long feud with Cuba’s Castro regime is shaping up as the next big tug-of-war between the executive and legislative branches.
Today marks an important anniversary in American history: the congressional declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. But since then, Congress has rarely used its constitutional power formally issue a war declaration.
Despite several years of strong lobbying and legislative efforts, the supporters of a national Internet sales tax won’t be getting that as a gift this holiday season.