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On ISIL, Congress must act

In this commentary, Chris Edelson of the American University School of Public Affairs says President Obama must seek congressional approval for strikes against the Islamic State.


Constitution Day Hall Pass: The Bill Of Rights

Our brand-new Constitution Hall Pass video, “Constitution Day 2014: The Bill Of Rights,” provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the Constitution’s fiercely-debated first 10 amendments were created and continue to be interpreted.

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We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.