On the eve of the Civil War, President James Buchanan was like a high school student with a bad case of senioritis. Buchanan could not wait to leave office.
Because the Constitution makes it so difficult to add an amendment to it, and because there is such a deep disagreement about the role that money is to play in American politics, the chances that an anti-Citizens United amendment will gain enough support to pass remain slim, at best.
For better or for worse, the way a campaign uses typography can both affect and reflect public opinion.
The Supreme Court’s decision this week in U.S. v. Jones is the most important privacy development of the Roberts era.
Although resolute, Aquarians are an incredibly open-minded and honest bunch. They are not afraid to reconsider their strongly-held opinions when they receive evidence that they have perhaps made a mistake.
Editor’s note: as President Obama delivers his State of the Union Address tonight, the National Constitution Center will host a viewing party and will be live blogging on Constitution Daily. Of all the people who crowd into the Capitol for tonight’s State of the Union address, few will have as much power to influence President […]
Cries of “Bingo!” will echo throughout the National Constitution Center as visitors compete to win prizes during our “State of the Union Bingo” viewing party.
Tuesday night, delivering his third State of the Union, Barack Obama has a choice. His could join the long list of predictable addresses, forgotten by daybreak. Or he could do something that might, if only for the moment, stifle his critics and provide the nation with a blueprint for a still young century.
Today we celebrate the ratification of not one, but two constitutional amendments: the 20th Amendment (ratified Jan. 23, 1933) and the 24th Amendment (ratified Jan. 23, 1964). Here’s what you need to know.
More than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition, as they try to prove the Constitution is on their side.