On this day in 1870, an African-American politician was seated in the United States Senate for the first time, but only after Republican leaders rebuffed a challenge based on the infamous Dred Scott decision.
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The passing of an anniversary has privacy and security advocates both reflecting and looking forward this month.
As promised, President Barack Obama vetoed legislation on Tuesday that would have approved the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. So what are the odds of Republicans getting enough votes to override the veto?
The fight over a Texas-based federal judge who has blocked the Obama administration’s latest immigration policies is moving to Louisiana.
One of the more interesting cases in the Supreme Court’s hands today is a controversy over a Minnesota law that makes it illegal to present a false endorsement of political candidates.