The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is such a part of our lives that it’s hard to image it not existing. But on July 29, 1958, Congress and the President moved to make NASA a reality.
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The popular rum-maker Captain Morgan is proposing to eliminate any age requirements for citizens to serve as President of the United States. The ad stunt does raise a question with an interesting constitutional background.
This week, scholars Josh Blackman and Michael Gerhardt will discuss on Twitter the constitutional aspects of issues arising at the Republican National Convention. Today, they look at the Republican Party’s concerns about excessive government regulations.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a lawsuit challenging the President’s ability to take military action against ISIS.
On this day in 1947, Congress changed the order of who can succeed the President and Vice President in office, more closely reflecting the wishes of the Founding Fathers.