Is the world about to witness the end of the United Kingdom as it has existed for three centuries? On Thursday, the Scottish people will vote on a single question: whether or not to become an independent nation.
With Constitution Day quickly approaching on September 17, here’s a look at 10 essential constitutional resources we use in our quest to explain and understand our founding document.
Can you pass a 10-question quiz on the Constitution? Let’s see if you know the basic facts about our nation’s most enduring document.
William Howard Taft is a truly unique American figure who led two branches of government, was a wrestling champion and the youngest Solicitor General in American history. Learn more about Taft on the 157th anniversary of his birth.
In this commentary, Chris Edelson of the American University School of Public Affairs says President Obama must seek congressional approval for strikes against the Islamic State.
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will take the stage in Philadelphia with Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, to discuss her personal journey in public service and the pressing need for women to speak up and speak out in civic life.
President Barack Obama has made a case for how he can act against the terrorist group ISIL without congressional approval under the War Powers Resolution. But as of today, experts were still debating the President’s logic.
On the 200th birthday of the “Star Spangled Banner,” here are 10 fascinating facts about Stars and Stripes that may surprise you!
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the key questions the Justices will need to weigh as they consider accepting one or more cases about same-sex marriage in their upcoming term.
As Americans reflect on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the debate continues about the proper balance of privacy rights and security concerns needed in an asymmetrical world.