It was on this day in 1959 that Alaska was admitted to the union as the 49th state- ending a process that started 13 years earlier.
Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. is embracing a big technological change for the Supreme Court, but it doesn’t involve the presence of cameras in the nation’s highest court.
January 1 is one of the most noteworthy days in American history, marking President Abraham Lincoln’s decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
The people have spoken: It’s time to reveal the five most-viewed stories on Constitution Daily for the entire year of 2014!
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at two totally different outcomes to challenges to new Obama immigration initiatives.
As Constitution Daily heads toward the end of 2014, we look at the five most-popular podcasts in our “We The People” series hosted by National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.
Today marks the birthday of perhaps the most-maligned president in American history. But was Andrew Johnson really that bad, or just the target of some second-guessing historians?
A federal court ruling upholding gun rights for people who had a past mental illness is being closely watched as a potential Supreme Court test case.
On a blustery Christmas Day in 1776, George Washington led a daring attack in what we would call today a “special ops” mission by the Founding Fathers that changed the course of American history.
December 25 is celebrated in parts of the world as Christmas Day, as a religious holiday (commemorating the birth of Jesus) and a secular holiday. It’s also a big day for other events in American history.