Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus from the CATO Institute argue in a commentary that the separation of powers demands that the president not be allowed to meddle in the Senate’s internal processes.
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David J. Arkush from the University of Richmond School of Law believes a critical party doesn’t have a voice in today’s Supreme Court arguments about presidential appointments: the political leadership that controls the Senate.
Alexander Fullman examines the facts in the high-profile case of National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, which could expand or limit the President’s powers to make executive appointments without immediate Senate approval.
A senate candidate in Nebraska is running tongue-in-cheek TV ads asking for the nation’s capital to be moved from Washington, D.C., to his home state. But is that a constitutional reality?
The New York Times and the Guardian want President Obama to grant clemency or a pardon to Edward Snowden. However, that seems like a long shot even though it is within the President’s constitutional powers.