Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 26th Amendment (ratified July 1, 1971). Here’s what you need to know.
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared his presidential intentions on Tuesday in what appears to be crowded GOP field. But “crowded” is a relative word according to the FEC’s official list of candidates.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a significant breakthrough in the enforcement of a ban on channeling funds from a PAC to a campaign committee.
On May 28, 1861, Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney directly challenged President Abraham Lincoln’s wartime suspension of the great writ of habeas corpus, in a national constitutional showdown.
There were no major decisions at the Supreme Court on Tuesday but a significant new case about voting representation was accepted for arguments this fall.