On September 5, 1774, the first Congress in the United States met in Philadelphia to consider its reaction to the British government’s restraints on trade and representative government after the Boston Tea Party raid.
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Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute and Michael Dorf of Cornell Law School join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to analyze what the 2016 presidential candidates are saying about the Constitution.
Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery on September 3, 1838, aided by a disguise and job skills he had learned while forced to work in Baltimore’s shipyards.
The House and Senate will vote on President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear deal this month. Why are the key numbers to watch 34, 44, 51, 60 and 218?
President Barack Obama has endorsed a name change for Mount McKinley in Alaska. But at least one member of Congress sees the move as another constitutional overreach using executive orders.