As Constitution Daily counts down to December 15 and Bill of Rights day, we are looking at some fascinating facts about the iconic document. Today: Here are eight key facts about this enduring testament to liberty and freedom!
Derek Webb looks at how Thomas Jefferson may have outdebated Alexander Hamilton when it came to the Bill of Rights.
Senate Democrats opposed to several of Donald Trump’s cabinet-level nominees might be powerless to stop the nominations due to filibuster rule changes. But a closer look shows these moves were seldom used in past nomination fights.
As part of the National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution project, Sanford Levinson from the University of Texas examines the Electoral College’s origins, its evolution, and reform measures related to it.
On December 14, 1799, George Washington died at his home after a brief illness and after losing about 40 percent of his blood. So what killed the 67-year-old former President?
December 13 marks a big deadline in the current presidential race, as 50 states and the District of Columbia file certificates confirming Donald Trump as the candidate with the most pledged electors heading into the December 19 electoral college meetings.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at several significant cases denied for consideration by the Supreme Court on Monday morning.
It was 16 years ago today that the Supreme Court ended a Florida vote recount in the presidential election contest between George W. Bush and Al Gore. The Court’s decision remains debated today and still relevant as recounts wrap up in the 2016 election.
With another report of an Electoral College member ready to switch votes, it’s time to look back to the 2004 election, when Congress had to deal with two last-second challenges as the final presidential votes were counted in the House’s chambers.
Nick Stephanopoulos of the University of Chicago and Michael Morley of Barry University discuss a big Wisconsin case that could reach the Supreme Court.