For the first time in nearly a century, a sitting Texas governor faces criminal charges for alleged “abuse of official capacity” and “coercion of a public official” in an ongoing dispute with a local district attorney.
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As the next Supreme Court terms near in October, Constitution Daily previews big cases before the Court. First up: beard lengths and religious rights in jail.
August 19th marks the 68th birthday of President Bill Clinton, whose eight-year term dominated the decade of the 1990s.
As the Panama Canal celebrates its 100th birthday on Friday, the bold act of one U.S. President still resonates as a stroke of policy genius or a grand expansion of executive power.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser,looks at how the process of picking and processing new Justices of the Supreme Court has only grown more politically sensitive in recent years.