To some it seemed like a technicality, but on this day in 1789, President George Washington succeeded in getting the First Congress to recognize the U.S. Army under the terms of our new Constitution.
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Gitmo remains a constitutional and political enigma, and its end is not quite yet in sight.
Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston looks at a lawsuit from an Army officer that contests the legality of military actions against taken against the Islamic State.
Most people aren’t big fans of a national income tax, but it was on this day back in 1861 that the first one was levied by the new President, Abraham Lincoln.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a lawsuit challenging the President’s ability to take military action against ISIS.