The House of Representatives has a long history of contentious battles over its leadership. It’s happened a total of fifteen times, including earlier this month.
Category: Legislative Branch
DOES THE SUPREME COURT HAVE THE LAST WORD?
Supreme Court decisions are often controversial. After all, if people hadn’t disagreed over an important constitutional issue, their case would not have reached the highest court in America to begin with
We, the co-authors of Fault Lines in the Constitution, are ecstatic that the opening story of our first chapter is now obsolete.
To Compromise or Not to Compromise? That’s a Real Question.
Almost all major laws passed by Congress involve compromises to reach the necessary number of votes to pass.
When Fault Lines Converge
Just as the Earth contains underground fault lines that slip, slide, and sink, causing earthquakes, so does the basis of our Constitution contain fractures that can demolish our government.
When the Constitution Works
What’s a constitution for, anyway? What good does one do? What use is it?
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