The much-hyped sequester is now part of history and new budget battle is heading toward a possible government shutdown on March 27. But what does that mean and who is affected by it?
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One mostly forgotten part of the Articles of Confederation, America’s first Constitution, was an open invitation for Canada to join the United States, with no strings attached.
Lyle Denniston has read the brief filed by the Obama administration urging the Supreme Court to strike down California’s ban on same-sex marriage. And one important factor could be what the brief doesn’t say in its 32 pages.
Actor-director Clint Eastwood is the latest prominent conservative to sign on to a court brief opposing a California gay marriage ban. Also, two NFL players have opposed a gay-marriage ban in a separate brief to the Supreme Court.
Lyle Denniston talks about the irony of the Supreme Court deliberating over the Voting Rights Act on the same day Rosa Parks’ statue was unveiled in Washington.