There had been few direct constitutional references in the first two 2016 presidential debates this fall. That changed Wednesday night when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spoke extensively about the Supreme Court.
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On October 20, 1803, the Senate ratified a treaty with France, promoted by President Thomas Jefferson, that doubled the size of the United States. But was Jefferson empowered to make that $15 million deal under the Constitution?
Today marks the 224th anniversary of an American icon: the White House. Here’s a look back at its remarkable history.
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?
If you are a presidential historian or a fan of facial hair, you probably know a little about Chester Alan Arthur. For the rest of us, he’s one of the more obscure leaders in American history.