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A key House leader has opened up negotiations again over the United States Postal Service’s future. But is the move too little, too late for a national institution that could run out of cash by the fall?
By the time the Supreme Court justices leave for their summer vacations, they will have issued rulings that will define the future of voting rights, gay rights, and affirmative action. As we wait for the cases to come out, here is a brief synopsis of their key issues.
As part of our “Next 10 Amendments” debate series, we’re asking our readers if it’s time for a constitutional amendment to protect their privacy.
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 12th Amendment (ratified June 15, 1804). Here’s what you need to know: WHAT IT DOES The 12th Amendment combined a party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates onto one ticket. WHY IT WAS ADDED Originally, Article II, Section 1, Clause 3, of the Constitution prescribed that whoever received the… [Continue Reading]
Lyle Denniston looks at two new lawsuits about government surveillance that may force federal courts to think more deeply as to just what kind of evidence can be considered in a national security case.