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Our contest to pick the favorite presidential Cabinet member of all time is down to two members of [President George Washington’s team: Alexander Hamilton and John Adams.
It’s the 100th anniversary of the 17th Amendment, leading us to consider what today’s U.S. Senate would look like if its members weren’t directly elected by voters.
The 17th Amendment, which was ratified this day in 1913, allowed senators to be directly elected by the people rather than by state legislatures.
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 examines a case that could lead the Supreme Court to take action on a lower-court decision to bar a public school from using a church to host graduation ceremonies.