With some, but not all, Americans commemorating Columbus Day on Monday, there has been growing talk of expanding the day’s purpose or changing to a different celebration as a federal holiday. So how difficult would that be?
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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.
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.