For centuries, stories have persisted about Congress almost approving German as our official language, except for one vote by its German-speaking leader. So how close is that story to the truth?
In this commentary, William B. Allen of Michigan State University explores several ways a President can carry out the duties of his or her office.
Greg Lipper of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and Michael Moreland of Villanova University debate one of the most important Supreme Court cases of the term.
In a recent event at Dickinson College, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen joined Matthew Pinsker to look back at the fascinating constitutional story behind the Reconstruction Amendments.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, says the constitutional debate over Ted Cruz’s presidential eligibility comes down to two dueling propositions, with no middle ground between them.
Legal experts offer reforms, big and small, that may show the country a way forward.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the Supreme Court is close to powerless when it takes on a case that then fizzles in a 4-to-4 split.
On this day in 1867, United States Secretary of State William Seward signs a deal acquiring Alaska, an agreement that was ridiculed by some as “Seward’s Folly” and opposed in the House.
In this commentary, George C. Edwards III of Texas A&M University argues that Presidents must be able to recognize and exploit opportunities for change.
On the 226th birthday of John Tyler, Constitution Daily looks back at the legacy of a most unusual President who established the concept of presidential succession and eventually was elected to the Confederate Congress.