Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literary adviser, examines the coming Supreme Court appeal in the political corruption case of Virginia’s former governor.
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With renewed talk of a possible Joe Biden run at the White House, Constitution Daily decided to look at the track record of sitting Vice Presidents in presidential elections. The results are certainly mixed.
There were a lot of events that led to American Independence, but it was 250 years ago today that the seeds of revolution were planted in an angry Boston, when protesters let their feelings known about unjust taxes.
Should everyone born in the United States automatically become a citizen? It’s a constitutional and political question that will get some attention as the current presidential campaign unfolds.
It was on August 14, 1935 that President Franklin Roosevelt signed one of his most-sweeping New Deal programs into law, the Social Security Act. The act survived constitutional challenges to become a linchpin of retirement planning and a constant source of debate.