Editor’s Note: At the Table is an international exchange program that connects high school students in Philadelphia and Riga. The program, undertaken by the National Constitution Center in collaboration with the National History Museum of Latvia, hosted “Sunday Suppers” in various communities around Philadelphia and Riga simultaneously. These conversations will culminate in a student developed […]
While the Supreme Court was hearing history-making arguments on the Affordable Care Act, delegates and supporters of Vision 2020 made organizational history in Washington as 150 women and men attended a White House briefing Tuesday on domestic policy issues.
The centerpiece of the new federal health care law, and its most controversial part – the individual insurance mandate – looked to be doomed after the first hour of the Supreme
Court’s hearing on it Tuesday.
Amid sure signs that the Supreme Court Justices are deeply interested in the constitutionality of the new health care law’s key sections, and definite signs that they have been studying up for the task, they moved on Monday to get beyond the preliminaries and get set for Tuesday’s crucial two-hour hearing.
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Today is the 82nd birthday of retired Supreme Court Justice and a longtime friend of the National Constitution Center, Sandra Day O’Connor.
Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week.
Bruce Springsteen’s new album Wrecking Ball contains some of the most daring and exciting music of his four decades as a recording artist.
The common aim of the supper was to learn more about the Third Awakening and the civic engagement experience of those involved in the historical processes of Latvia regaining its independence.