President Barack Obama’s salary pales in comparison to the average CEO. But does the president really need a raise? The historical data says “yes,” but the potential big payoff for newer presidents says “probably not.”
Lyle Denniston looks at how the battle to win Congressional primary elections today may run counter to advice given by James Madison more than 200 year ago.
Millions of Americans will be honoring the legacy of America’s presidents on Monday—even though a national Presidents’ Day holiday is pure fiction.
Malcom Lazin from the Equality Forum compares how President Abraham Lincoln and President Barack Obama evolved on two landmark civil rights issues, in two radically different eras.
In honor of Presidents Day, Constitution Daily is ready to test your knowledge of some famous and some really obscure facts about the leader of the free world.
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.