Aug 19

Looking back: One of the ugliest protests in White House history



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This weekend marked the anniversary of a low-mark in White House history, as an angry crowd led a U.S. president to fear for his family’s safety—and also led to the strengthening of a police force to protect him and other District of Columbia residents.



Aug 16

Constitution Daily Update: Egypt in turmoil, more allegations of spying on Americans by Americans



Posted 8 months, 4 days ago.

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The prospects for more violence in Egypt remain high; the Washington Post has new allegations of NSA security issues; the RNC is poised to ban NBC and CNN from its primary season.



Aug 15

Constitution Daily Update: Egypt situation impacting Washington, different take on recess appointments



Posted 8 months, 5 days ago.

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The rapidly deteriorating situation in Egypt is having implications in Washington; and could the Supreme Court pass on a major case coming up in its new term?



Aug 14

Remembering trailblazing historian Pauline Maier



Posted 8 months, 6 days ago.

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Pauline Maier, a historian whose works on Revolutionary-era America renewed discussions about that age, is being remembered today for “making history vivid and accessible for all.”



Aug 14

Constitution Daily Update: Booker closer to Senate, lawyers as an endangered species



Posted 8 months, 6 days ago.

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker took a big step on Tuesday night to becoming the highest-profile Democrat in the U.S. Senate; also, a look at Justice Anthony Kennedy’s remarks on the legal profession.