Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee dropped a bombshell on American politics with the release of a 500-page report detailing the Central Intelligence Agency’s detainment and interrogation of terrorism suspects in the years after 9/11.
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Long before the Beatles invaded America, a rock star took Europe by storm as part of the Revolutionary War: Benjamin Franklin.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at an issue likely heading to the Supreme Court: the anonymity-in-politics question.
Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights, a new exhibition featuring a rare, original copy of the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights—one of 12 surviving copies sent to the states by President George Washington in 1789—has opened at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Bill of Rights Day, December 15, 2014
Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights (ratified December 15, 1791). Here’s what you need to know!