The Obama administration’s move to end a decades-long feud with Cuba’s Castro regime is shaping up as the next big tug-of-war between the executive and legislative branches.
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Today marks the 78th anniversary of King Edward VIII’s abdication in England in the 1930s, which highlights the constitutional differences in two nations between replacing a head of state.
Today marks an important anniversary in American history: the congressional declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. But since then, Congress has rarely used its constitutional power formally issue a war declaration.
On Martin Van Buren’s birthday, Constitution Daily looks at the man who helped to create our modern two-party political system, well before he became eighth President.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the House’s effort to declare President Obama’s immigration executive orders null and void.