Apr 17

West Wing Wednesday: Top 5 constitutional zingers



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For all you West Wing-ers, old and new, join Constitution Daily for West Wing Wednesday. We’ll be looking at the top constitutional lessons, mistakes, and moments from the show. Today’s topic: constitutional zingers.



Apr 8

Happy birthday, 17th Amendment!



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The 17th Amendment, which was ratified this day in 1913, allowed senators to be directly elected by the people rather than by state legislatures.



Apr 2

Happy birthday, U.S. Mint!



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Five fun facts about the U.S. Mint. Can you guess who was on the first commemorative coin?



Mar 29

Happy birthday, 23rd Amendment!



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Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 23rd Amendment, which made it possible for residents of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections.



Feb 27

Happy birthday, 22nd Amendment!



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Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 22nd Amendment (ratified in1951). Here’s what you need to know.