The presidential pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey has become an annual event, but the peace between the fowl and the White House is a relatively thing. And in fact, a few presidents actually ate their guests!
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains why there may be no early constitutional resolution to lawsuits against the Obama administration for everything from Obamacare to immigration.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s expected resignation is adding another new element to an expected showdown between the Obama administration and Republican leaders over cabinet-level nominations.
House Republicans have filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama they first approved in July, but the legal action will need to tackle a significant legal hurdle to move forward: the issue of standing.
President Obama’s executive orders about immigration have sparked a lively debate among constitutional scholars. Here is what 10 noted scholars have been saying about executive powers and their use to redefine immigration policies.