Our Jeffrey Rosen is joined by constitutional experts Bruce Ackerman and Louis Fisher to discuss a hot topic: the roles of the President and Congress in conducting America’s foreign policy.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains the argument over a GOP Senate letter to Iran and its potential violation of an obscure law.
There’s a tug of war happening in Washington between President Obama and some Congress members over nuclear talks with Iran. So what are the key constitutional points in the debate?
On March 10, 1848, the Senate approved a treaty that led to California and much of the Southwest joining the United States. But the man who negotiated the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was promptly fired on his return to Washington.
Abraham Lincoln’s two inaugural speeches were both historic and prophetic, and both given on March 4th. Read some of the highlights of these landmark addresses.