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.
With news on Thursday that Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic national convention, a quick look at the history of conventions hosted in Philly shows a trend that slightly favors that political party in an upcoming convention.
It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 206th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
Abraham Lincoln, the man, was a national figure for a little less than a decade in his lifetime. But Lincoln, the legend, is a daily part of most American’s lives as an figure represented in currency, pop culture and our geography.
On Wednesday, the White House presented to Congress a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force against the Islamic State. Here’s what you need to know.