The popular rum-maker Captain Morgan is proposing to eliminate any age requirements for citizens to serve as President of the United States. The ad stunt does raise a question with an interesting constitutional background.
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The legendary confrontation between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow in the Scopes Monkey Trial took place on a hot Monday afternoon in July 1925. But real clash of the cultural titans didn’t exactly match what was later popularized in movies and theater.
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.
On this day in 1947, Congress changed the order of who can succeed the President and Vice President in office, more closely reflecting the wishes of the Founding Fathers.
State officials say fossil fuel companies are defrauding the public. But in their zeal to win, are they violating constitutional rights?