August 19th marks the 69th birthday of President Bill Clinton, whose eight-year term dominated the decade of the 1990s.
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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.
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.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how Senator Chuck Shumer’s decision to oppose the Iran nuclear deal highlights our differences with the parliamentary system of government.