A form of daily reports created by the Romans was called Acta Diurna, It was often referred to as simply Acta or Diurna The contents of this included things that were happening in the empire.
On February 5, 1937, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced his intention to expand the Supreme Court to as many as 15 justices. The move was clearly a political one. Roosevelt was trying to “pack” the court and in turn make the nation’s highest court a completely liberal entity. Republicans cried foul.