March 22 marks the 41st anniversary of congressional approval of the Equal Rights Amendment, which almost became part of the Constitution in the 1970s. But it wasn’t the only amendment that came close.
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Late on Thursday night, Pennsylvania’ House of Representatives approved a law to end the state’s Prohibition-era monopoly on alcohol sales.
Pennsylvania lawmakers will vote Thursday afternoon on ending restrictive liquor laws that date back to 1933, but the Prohibition-era booze battle is far from over.
A Democratic proposal to ban the sale of assault weapons officially ended on Tuesday, when a lack of bipartisan support doomed the ban in the Senate. Also, background checks appear to remain in limbo.
We’re not sure what the Founding Fathers would think about a Washington beltway feud between Democrats and Republicans over the Easter Bunny. But it is happening at least for a few days in a budget-obsessed capital.