Now comes the true test for the progressive movement. Will progressives who vehemently oppose Nancy Pelosi's failed Congressional leadership come forward to help Cindy Sheehan
challenge Pelosi for her seat in San Francisco's 8th Congressional District? I know I will.
Excluding from the pardon power persons who have worked for the administration will prevent the president from covering up illegal acts -- making it less likely that officials will carry out illegal acts in the first place.
As it stands, Customs can grab anyone at the border, seize their laptop, and demand passwords and encryption keys as a pre-condition to entering the country. And who knows when you'll get your computer back?
The Constitution says that "each state shall have at least one Representative," a clause that, according to Norris's remarkable interpretation, means that each state should have only one representative.
Even though she became an American citizen the moment our flight from Beijing landed in the US, President of the United States is the one job my daughter can never have since she is not a "natural born citizen."
Obama is standing up to the religious right, saying that when making the laws that govern our nation, we don't turn to the Bible. We base our laws on the only sacred text all Americans worship: The U.S. Constitution.
On the first day of Congress, members swear to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States ... against all enemies foreign and domestic." Not the President, not a political party -- the Constitution.