Top legal journalists Robert Barnes, Lincoln Caplan, and Marcia Coyle examine the state of a 4-4 Supreme Court in transition and look forward to the differences between a Clinton Court and a Trump Court.
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The first president of the Continental Congress was George Washington’s close friend and Thomas Jefferson’s cousin. So who was this forgotten forefather and why was he a crucial revolutionary figure?
There had been few direct constitutional references in the first two 2016 presidential debates this fall. That changed Wednesday night when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spoke extensively about the Supreme Court.
On October 20, 1803, the Senate ratified a treaty with France, promoted by President Thomas Jefferson, that doubled the size of the United States. But was Jefferson empowered to make that $15 million deal under the Constitution?
Today marks the 224th anniversary of an American icon: the White House. Here’s a look back at its remarkable history.