President Joe Biden has ordered a study of adding seats to the Supreme Court, creating a commission that will spend the next 180 days examining the incendiary political issues of expanding the court and instituting term limits for its justices.
By Jonathan Lemire, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The 68-year-old Russian president has been in power for more than two decades. That's longer than any other Kremlin leader since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Russian election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to constitution that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. But the weeklong balloting was tarnished by widespread reports of pressure on voters and other…
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
“Drain the swamp” was one of President-elect Donald Trump’s frequent refrains on the campaign trail. Lisa Desjardins talks with Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, and Paul Miller, president of The National Institute for Lobbying &…
By PBS NewsHour
When justices are named to the Supreme Court, they hold that seat for life. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81, the oldest sitting justice and a powerful voice on the bench. Jeffrey Brown gets views from Erwin Chemerinsky of the University…
By PBS NewsHour
Venezuelan voters passed a referendum Sunday to lift a two-term constitutional limit on the presidential office, allowing Hugo Chavez to run again in 2012 to continue what he calls the country's socialist revolution.
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