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May 14

Fisher Ames: Proto-Freshman



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UPDATE: In an exclusive to Constitution Daily, bestselling author Robert Draper looks at one of the great early members of the House, Fisher Ames, who wrote a key section of the First Amendment on religion. Listen to Draper’s recent talk at the Constitution Center: (Author’s note: While doing research for my book on the House… [Continue Reading]



May 11

Poll shows economy still bothers voters



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The recent flurry of news over the same-sex marriage issue has obscured signs of growing voter sentiments that the economy remains the driving issue behind the current presidential campaign.



May 11

The Constitution This Week: Gay marriage, treason, and Facebook “likes”



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Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Obama’s support of gay marriage, a Romney supporter’s call for treason, and a ruling about free speech and Facebook “liking.”



May 11

Constitution Check: Has the president endorsed a constitutional right to same-sex marriage?



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Did President Obama endorse a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage? Constitutional expert Lyle Denniston looks at four ways the president could endorse the legal right of same-sex couples to enter civil marriage that could apply to all states – if he chose to do so.



May 11

Freedom Friday: James Henke



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Constitution Daily sits down with James Henke, the chief curator at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and finds out how the Hall landed its Bruce Springsteen exhibit – and what makes Bruce tick.