On the evening of August 2, 1923, President Warren Harding died in a San Francisco hotel room. Beyond that, the details of the president’s death remained murky for decades amidst rumors of scandal or even worse.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, says the same-sex marriage fight will come down to a debate about granting a new right to a group of people, or confirming a right that is historically contained in the Constitution.
Today marks the anniversary of the passing of Andrew Johnson, perhaps the most-criticized president in American history. But was Johnson really that bad a president, or just the target of some second-guessing historians?
Anticipating an exciting term at the Supreme Court, National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen is again taking your questions about the Constitution, the high court, and more.
Reports that President Barack Obama could use executive orders to enact immigration policies could force a showdown with Republicans with broad constitutional implications.
Each year, Supreme Court justices spend their summer making public and private speaking appearances. And each season, a few notable quotes make it out in the press that show what the jurists are thinking.
On Saturday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the city cannot prohibit individuals from carrying firearms in public.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at arguments that a lawsuit from Republicans against President Obama is a political tactic or about a broader constitutional issue.
In the wake of a historic ruling against California’s teacher tenure laws, an education advocacy group founded by former CNN news anchor Campbell Brown is challenging similar rules in New York State.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is such a part of our lives that it’s hard to image it not existing. But on July 29, 1958, Congress and the President moved to make NASA a reality.