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.
Do you think the Founding Fathers observed Thanksgiving by eating turkey, dressing and green bean casserole? In reality, there were a few things on the menu we wouldn’t see today, including an extinct bird and some slimy fish.
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.
Next Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case originating near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, that asks the Justices to decide when violent posts on social media are protected by the First Amendment.