Lyle Denniston looks at the long-term meanings behind the Supreme Court’s health care ruling, what Chief Justice John Roberts was thinking and what it could all mean for the election.
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Lyle Denniston looks at claims that the nine Supreme Court justices aren’t making decisions independent of political parties.
Lyle Denniston looks at the chances of success for a threatened lawsuit from GOP Rep. Steve King over the Obama administration’s latest immigration-policy moves.
Would President Richard Nixon have been convicted of a crime if he hadn’t resigned his office in 1974 and received a subsequent pardon? Lyle Denniston takes a new look at the constitutionality of prosecuting a president.
Is the Citizens United case actually depressing voter turnout in elections? Lyle Denniston looks at the long-term trends behind low voter numbers and which part of the government can best address the issue.