On Presidents Day 2015, Constitution Daily looks at two “what if” scenarios that would have given us 10 different Presidents through history. What factor would have given us Samuel Tilden, Willie Mangum or Aaron Burr as the nation’s leader.
In honor of Presidents Day, Constitution Daily is ready to test your knowledge of some famous and some really obscure facts about the leader of the free world.
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman’s claim that Barack Obama should be considered one of the best recent presidents has generated a lot of debate. But how do historians and political scientists rank leaders over a long time span?
Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day and in a romantic tribute to couples everywhere, it’s time to turn back the pages to remember three unusual White House romances.
On Wednesday, President Obama sent a request to Congress to authorize military force against ISIS, seeking formal authority for actions that have been taking place since August 2014.
Influential scholars Erwin Chemerinsky and Richard Epstein join our Jeffrey Rosen for a special Presidents Day podcast about the true constitutional meaning of executive power.
An all-star group of panelists joins National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen to examine Abraham Lincoln’s legacy and the 13th amendment in a special event in Philadelphia.
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about the importance of the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments in a special video introduction at our recent Lincoln Legacy event.
The National Constitution Center will unveil Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe, a traveling exhibit from the Newseum showcasing unforgettable images of public and private moments taken by John F. Kennedy’s personal photographer, Jacques Lowe.
The gay-marriage debate in Alabama has taken another turn, after a federal judge overruled the state’s chief justice in a dispute over issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.