On Tuesday, Congress starts its final or “lame duck” session to end the year, with several major issues to resolve before 2019 begins.
Millions of Americans will take time out to honor our military on the traditional time of 11:11 a.m. on November 11. But there was a time when Congress tried to move the holiday, only to face several years of strong public resistance.
It was on this day in 1775 that the Continental Congress officially created the Marines to lead the fight “on land and at sea” for independence from the British.
On November 9, 1953, the United States Supreme Court upheld a prior, controversial decision that allowed major league baseball to operate outside of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
Quoting the Supreme Court’s landmark Marbury v. Madison decision, a three-judge Ninth Circuit has upheld a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration’s efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (or DACA) program.
As the dust settles on the 2018 midterm elections, one outcome that could last longer than the immediate vote is the election’s impact on gerrymandering – the practice of lawmakers drawing districts to favor a party in power.
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump asked for the resignation of Jeff Sessions, effectively firing his own Attorney General, in a rare move not without precedent.
The Democratic Party will have a majority in the House of Representatives for the first time since early 2011. How will that affect the constitutional balance in Congress going forward?
After a heavy turnout in the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats won control of the House of Representatives, while the Republicans will keep control of the Senate.
The Trump Administration has asked the Supreme Court to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (or DACA) program and to do so in the Court’s current term.