THE TOP 2012 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN THEME? IT’S THE CONSTITUTION, STUPID, THE CONSTITUTION!

In 2008, when Sen. Barack Obama was running for president against Sen. John McCain, there were three formal televised presidential debates. The Constitution was not raised at all in the first debate or the second. In the third, it was raised three times: once when McCain said that as president he would put justices on […]

Liberty Medal live blog + video

The National Constitution Center this evening awards the 2011 Liberty Medal to former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, in honor of his five decades of distinguished public service. A tireless advocate for the welfare of American troops, Gates has been called “the ultimate soldiers’ secretary.” A former CIA director, he led the Department of Defense […]