Articles Tagged 'Constitution'
Supreme Court rules against ‘excessive’ seizure of property by states
A constitutional provision prohibiting the imposition of excessive fines extends beyond the federal government to states and cities, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
The high… READ MORE
Elizabeth Warren endorses use of 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a 2020 candidate for president, on Sunday endorsed the idea of President Trump’s team invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him… READ MORE
Beto O’Rourke mocked after offering few answers in wide-ranging policy interview
Former Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke faced across-the-board criticism on Tuesday after an unflattering interview in The Washington Post portrayed him as equivocal and unsure… READ MORE
Americans have constitutional right to openly carry firearms, court rules
Americans have a constitutional right to openly carry firearms, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, delivering a major victory to gun rights supporters.
While courts… READ MORE
Trump FBI pick Christopher Wray promises to act based on ‘the impartial pursuit of justice
Christopher Wray, the nominee to be the next FBI director, pledged loyalty the Consitution and “the impartial pursuit of justice.”
“I will never allow the… READ MORE
Not so fast: California Republican says hiring Holder to fight Trump violates state constitution
A California GOP lawmaker is challenging the hiring of former U.S. Attorney Eric Holder to fight the Trump administration, saying it may violate the California… READ MORE
Obama circumvents Constitution with ‘signing statements’ after blasting Bush
President Obama said Friday that the annual defense policy bill Congress sent him violated the Constitution — but he signed it anyway.
Instead of a… READ MORE
Obama amnesty Supreme Court case to test limits of presidential power
The Constitution was ratified more than two centuries ago, and in all that time no president had ever tested the limits of executive power enough… READ MORE
Conservatives start new push for ‘balance’ in the Constitution
Conservatives in Congress are reviving the push for a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution now that Republicans control both houses of Congress.
GOP lawmakers in… READ MORE
Senate Democrats Begin Efforts to Amend Constitution
It’s been 22 years since the last amendment to the Constitution took effect, but Senate Democrats are hoping to alter the nation’s founding document once… READ MORE