Constitutional Amendments News
Supreme Court delays order for North Carolina to redraw maps
The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines
Turkey to extend state of emergency amid freedom concerns
Turkey is set to extend a state of emergency for the sixth time since it was imposed following failed 2016 coup attempt
Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office
Trump has kept plenty of promises during his first year in office, but some major pledges are still hanging out there
Trump on his promises: Yes on tax cuts but where's the wall?
A year in, Trump has delivered tax cuts, reshaped US posture abroad, but where's the wall?
Suit filed over Minnesota lieutenant governor's dual roles
A Minnesota resident has sued to force the state's new lieutenant governor out of the state Senate seat she aims to keep, arguing that it's unconstitutional for longtime Republican lawmaker Michelle Fischbach to hold two offices
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2018. There are 353 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 12, 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma, unanimously ruled that state law schools could not discriminate
Colorado governor touts progress, legal pot, in final speech
Colorado's term-limited governor, Democrat John Hickenlooper, is urging lawmakers to take advantage of a better-than-usual budget outlook to make down payments on schools, public employee pensions, rural broadband and roads.
GOP vows to fight ruling on North Carolina House districts
A federal court's decision to strike down North Carolina's congressional map has cast uncertainty over the state's 2018 U.S. House races and thrust the state into a national debate over reducing the role of partisanship in drawing electoral districts
North Carolina ordered to redraw voting maps set by GOP
North Carolina must quickly redraw maps that federal judges have ruled are illegally gerrymandered because they are excessively partisan
Judges: North Carolina must redo map skewed by partisanship
Federal judges have agreed North Carolina's congressional district map drawn by Republicans is illegal because it's saturated in excessive partisanship and must be redone