Jun 9

The Next 10 Amendments: A balanced budget as law?



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Join the National Constitution Center’s virtual national town hall this summer to debate the top constitutional issues that could be proposed as The Next 10 Amendments. This week’s topic: a balanced budget amendment.



Jun 7

How Ronald Reagan won his first election



Posted 10 months, 16 days ago.

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It was on a June night more than 40 years ago that Ronald Reagan started his elected career with a party nomination to face an incumbent governor. And his surprising landslide win was a sign of future victories.



Jun 6

So what secrets do we know about the secret court?



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OK, so the federal government has access to phones records via a “secret court,” as many people learned on Thursday. But what is the court and why is it so secret?



Jun 5

10 fascinating facts about Robert F. Kennedy



Posted 10 months, 18 days ago.

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Robert F. Kennedy was one of the seminal figures of the 1960s and led a very public life before he was fatally shot on June 5, 1968, at a Los Angeles hotel.



Jun 4

Update: Christie averts legal issue with special Senate election



Posted 10 months, 18 days ago.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has called for a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg, averting a potential legal issue over his state’s election laws.