The apparently eminent demise of abortion rights has reignited an old debate.
Defense of the filibuster tend to be a combo of mistakes and mythology.
America’s institutions are undemocratic but only some of them are a product of the Constitution.
Gina Raimondo has apparently lost her copy of the Constituiton.
George Washington invented the concept and was quite clear that it did not apply to impeachment proceedings.
Republicans face a choice. Do they put their country first, or do they put their President first?
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that states cannot punish electors who fail to follow the will of the majority of voters n their state or state laws purporting to direct how they should vote.
While the drumbeat for impeachment of the President continues on the left, political reality suggests caution.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin punted once again on the question of replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, making clear that any change that does occur won’t happen until after Donald Trump is out of office.
A seemingly out-of-the-blue political movement is arguing in favor of independent election of Vice-Presidents.
Lyndon LaRouche, an eight-time Presidential candidate who ran a cult-like organization that spread bizarre conspiracy theories, has died at 96.
The way we elect Presidents make it unlikely that a third-party candidate like Howard Schultz could ever actually win the the Presidency.
While I was originally content to let Brett Kavanaugh sail through to confirmation, I now feel compelled to oppose his nomination to be a Supreme Court Justice.
A Federal Judge in Maryland ruled last week that a lawsuit against the President based on a rather obscure provision of the Constitution could go forward.
The situation isn’t as awful as portrayed by the AP—but it’s still pretty bad.
The plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill appears to be running up against President Trump’s bizarre affinity for Andrew Jackson.
Rudy Giuliani is basically now suggesting that his client would be willing to set off a Constitutional crisis that would make Watergate seem like a picnic.
Eleven states plus DC, who have 172 of the 270 electoral votes needed to elect a President, are now part of the compact.
Donald Trump’s Treasury Secretary won’t commit to putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.
Wherein a law professor makes the absurd argument that the Electoral College, which exists pursuant to the Constitution, is unconstitutional.
Mike Pence’s night at the theater included a message from the cast. Good for them.
If one believes the electoral college is awesome, one cannot make an argument from the position of “the wisdom of the Founders” nor from a viewpoint based on original intent.
The President-elect lost the popular vote. Legally, that is the way that is it. This is a disgrace for “the Greatest Democracy in the World.”
Woman who liberated slaves to replace slaveholding President who presided over Native American genocide on American currency.
The success of the Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ appears to be helping to save Alexander Hamilton’s place on the $10 bill. Andrew Jackson, meanwhile, looks likely to be booted from the $20 bill.
Surely it’s time to put a woman on American currency again, but why go after Alexander Hamilton?
When I saw the entry at memeorandum proclaiming that “Wikipedia Is Now Trying To Eliminate The Federalist’s Online Entry,” I was flummoxed.
For a party that says its not interested in impeachment, the GOP sure keeps bringing it up.
Could a transcription error be changing our understanding of America’s founding document?
Many who speak with great passion about the Constitution rather frequently make anti-Federalist arguments.
CNN is reviving the Crossfire shoutfest with Newt Gingrich, S.E. Cupp, Stephanie Cutter, and Van Jones as hosts.
Senator Jim DeMint demonstrated clearly today what is wrong with Washington.
While the President’s recess appointments are bound to set off a political dispute with the Republicans, there does not appear to be a Constitution ban against them.
Of the institutions designed by the Framers, the electoral college is the one that deserves the least amount of defense if one’s defense is predicated on assumptions of the genius of said framers.
In the book he released last year , Rick Perry advocated far reaching changes to the Constitution.
Michele Bachmann’s view of history is based in a world view that would be foreign to most Americans.