Lawmakers in more than a dozen states are trying to increase voter participation by targeting young people.
By Sophia Bollag, Associated Press
A federal lawsuit filed Monday alleges that President Trump is violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution, which bars government officials from receiving certain types of gifts from foreign powers or governments. William Brangham talks with Jonathan O'Connell of The…
By PBS NewsHour
Three days before electors gather in state capitals to elect the next president, President-elect Donald Trump is poised to receive 306 electoral votes to Secretary Clinton’s 232.
By Rachel Wellford
A lesser-known part of the Electoral College's history: its relationship to slavery in the U.S.
By Kamala Kelkar
By Corinne Segal and Daniel Moritz-Rabson
A pocket version of the U.S. Constitution, selling for $1, reached the Top 10 best-selling book list on Amazon Saturday afternoon.
By Darlene Superville and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence to the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. A key Republican is leaving the…
By Laura Santhanam
Mississippi voters decide Tuesday whether or not the state constitution should guarantee fully funded public schools in the nation’s poorest state.
By Domenico Montanaro, Lisa Desjardins, Rachel Wellford and Simone Pathe
Today in the Morning Line: Details emerge of Obama’s request to Congress for military authorization to fight the Islamic State group A brief history of war power tension The U.S. hasn’t declared war since WWII, plus all 11 times…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The government's authority to screen airline passengers for potential Ebola exposure and order them quarantined if necessary is far-reaching and rooted in the Constitution and federal law, public health experts say.
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