Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains arguments about a constitutional precedent being set by the House’s invitation to Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
Will the Supreme Court kill Obamacare after apparently saving it three years ago? That might be a drastic way at looking at Wednesday’s arguments about tax subsidies, but there’s no doubt the health insurance program would face an uncertain future if there were an adverse ruling.
With the anniversary of the 22nd Amendment on Friday, Constitution Daily looks at two hot-button topics: Should a President be allowed to serve a third term? And should members of Congress and the Supreme Court have term limits like the President?
On February 27, 1951, the 22nd Amendment was ratified, blocking any President from serving more than two terms or 10 years in office. So why was there a big push for tenure for the chief executive?
How did the government first deal with the legal issue of requiring vaccines that promote immunity against diseases? The legal debate goes back more than a century and gives most of that power to the states.