Today marks the 260th birthday of Alexander Hamilton. In a tribute to an essential, and controversial figure, Constitution Daily looks back at the papers that made Hamilton our “founding blogger.”
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Richard Nixon was one of the best-known American politicians of the 20th century’s second half, and one of the most controversial. So how much do you know about the 37th President on the occasion of his 102nd birthday?
On January 9, 1776, the publication of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense became the first viral mass communications event in America, an event so big that it still rivals today’s blockbuster movies and books.
Michael Gerhardt from the University of North Carolina School of Law and Clark Neily from the Institute for Justice join our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss a timeless topic among constitutional law scholars: When is it appropriate for the courts to strike down laws passed by a legislature?
A new two-year term starts for Congress on Tuesday, as Republicans take control of the House and the Senate. So what happens inside the Capitol when a new session starts under the Constitution?