• A television news assistant (C) runs to his co-workers with printed copies of U.S. Supreme Court decisions as soon as they are released at the court building in Washington June 22, 2015. Over the next week, the court will release its decisions on some of the most-watched cases of the term, including rulings on gay marriage, the death penalty and the Affordable Care Act.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX1HLWV
    December 8, 2015  

    Who should be counted when states divvy up their territory for representation: all residents or only those who can vote? The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday involving the very nuts and bolts of how American democracy works. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the case. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2008  

    The Democratic Party’s Rules and Bylaws Committee meets on May 31 in an effort to resolve an impasse over how votes from Michigan and Florida’s renegade primaries should be factored into the nominating battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Two committee members preview the meeting. Continue reading