As promised, President Barack Obama vetoed legislation on Tuesday that would have approved the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. So what are the odds of Republicans getting enough votes to override the veto?
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In an elegant act of “judicial jujitsu,” the Supreme Court issued its decision in Marbury v. Madison on February 24, 1803, establishing the high court’s power of judicial review.
On February 20, 1792, President George Washington officially created the modern United States Postal Service by signing a sweeping act that promoted a free press and put privacy safeguards in place.
With a case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Arizona legislature’s struggle to regain congressional redistricting power may soon be over.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the fundamental question of how war powers are shared between the President and Congress remains an issue in constitutional conflict.