Over the weekend, President Barack Obama said in an interview that he probably wouldn’t be interested in becoming a Justice after his term ends. And in terms of recent trends, it’s been a while since a major national political figure joined the Supreme Court.
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With rising concern nationally about Ebola haemorrhagic fever, the possibility of government-imposed quarantines looms as efforts are underway to contain a possible outbreak. But what are your rights under such conditions?
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman’s claim that Barack Obama should be considered one of the best recent presidents has generated a lot of debate. But how do historians and political scientists rank leaders over a long time span?
In this commentary, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward Larson of Pepperdine University examines George Washington’s important role in the early years of the American experiment.
Listen to National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen’s incredible one-hour interview with author Geoffrey Ward, the author of the book on “The Roosevelts” that was featured on PBS. Ward, along with longtime collaborator Ken Burns, wrote New York Times’ bestseller “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” The book is a companion volume to the seven-part PBS […]