Today we celebrate a constitutional ratification twofer: the 15th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1870) and the 16th Amendment (ratified February 3, 1913). Here’s what you need to know.
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Author Amy Gajda examines the media today and its impact on the constitutional privileges of the press, in a special event from the National Constitution Center.
A super-rare display of the four surviving original Magna Carta copies has begun in Great Britain, and it’s a once-in-an-eight century event.
Today marks the birth of maybe the most colorful of all the Founding Fathers. It was Gouverneur Morris who put the finishing touches on the Constitution in 1787, and gave the words “We The People” to all Americans.
On Friday, aides said former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will forgo a 2016 presidential bid for personal reasons. But in historical terms, a consecutive run at the White House would have been problematic based on the past trends involving losing presidential candidates.