National Constitution Center-Penn Law visiting scholar Mickey Edwards examines three major constitutional issues—the debt ceiling, defense policy, and privacy rights—that could define the new Congress and presidential term.
Is there really a government law that disallows the Fourth Amendment for 200 million Americans? Some people say it’s true, but the reasoning behind a 100-mile “Constitution-free” zone argument is confusing at best.
Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day and in a romantic tribute to couples everywhere, it’s time to turn back the pages to remember three unusual White House romances.
The final TV viewership numbers are in for President Obama’s State of the Union speech, and the broadcast hit an historic low in one of two key ratings categories.
Lyle Denniston examines the presence of a 102-year-old voter at the State of the Union address as foreshadowing a Supreme Court decision over the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Frederick Douglass, whose birthday is honored on February 14, was born a slave in 1818, and now remembered for his eloquence, activism, and fearless championing against slavery.
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom visited the National Constitution Center on Wednesday to discuss his newly released book, Citizenville. Watch a video replay of the event here.
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address was watched by much, but not all, of the nation on Tuesday night, as the leader of the free world competed with the Westminster dog show and reality TV for attention.
For a two-hour period on Tuesday night, one current Cabinet member was missing and in hiding, in case of an unthinkable attack on Washington.
On this date in 1788, Federalist No. 54 was published, defending the portion of the Constitution that counted slaves as three-fifths of a person.