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Apr 10

Constitution Check: Would an elected Supreme Court get more respect?



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Too often in American politics, a critic of something the Supreme Court has done or that it might do makes a complaint about “unelected judges” overturning the work of elected legislatures.



Apr 9

INFOGRAPHIC: The jobs of the First Congress vs. the 112th Congress



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The staff of Constitution Daily drafted a comparison between the First U.S. Congress and the current one, looking at the occupational breakdown between their members.



Apr 9

Federalism in 1868 and 2012



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Like the issue of civil rights in the 1860s and ‘70s, healthcare in 2012 has become the terrain upon which the battle over centralized power is being fought.



Apr 8

The winner of Presidential Madness is…



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The people have spoken. The best fictional president is Jed Bartlet.



Apr 6

The Constitution This Week: Cell phones, tweets, and strip searches



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The Constitution in the news this week: cell phone tracking, teens on Twitter, the Supreme Court’s ruling on strip searches, President Obama’s civics lesson, and same-sex couples on immigration.