The irony here is most satisfying: The flag that for generations symbolized dissatisfaction with government overreach triggered the move by the city to rewrite its code.

Created to bring about an Article V convention, the predominantly Republican Assembly of State Legislatures drew Democrats to its second meeting and vowed to attract even more.

The Obama administration wants everyone to know that it claims the power to conduct dragnet surveillance of American phone records and that it is not going to bother revealing the source of that authority.

Tom Coburn, the junior U.S. senator from Oklahoma, has said he will join efforts to call for an Article V convention to amend the Constitution.

Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.) has called for a congressional vote on U.S. military strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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