There’s another controversy over Mother Jones magazine, a secret tape, and a prominent Republican speaking in private. And like with its publication of Mitt Romney’s infamous “47 percent” comments, Mother Jones will probably cite a Supreme Court decision in publishing the recording.
Hot issues in Washington don’t only include the budget and fiscal cliff. It’s the name of the city’s NFL team that has some people crying foul.
Lyle Denniston looks at the reasoning behind reading a Miranda warning to a foreign terror suspect, and how such an act can help convict guilty suspects in a civilian court.
Lyle Denniston explains the key role Justice Anthony Kennedy played in Tuesday’s Proposition 8 arguments, and why a stalemate could be in store.
Lyle Denniston previews the historic arguments this week about same-sex marriage in front of the Supreme Court.