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Jan 24

Tonight: Obama’s judicial audience



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Editor’s note: as President Obama delivers his State of the Union Address tonight, the National Constitution Center will host a viewing party and will be live blogging on Constitution Daily. Of all the people who crowd into the Capitol for tonight’s State of the Union address, few will have as much power to influence President… [Continue Reading]



Jan 24

Watch the State of the Union with us!



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Cries of “Bingo!” will echo throughout the National Constitution Center as visitors compete to win prizes during our “State of the Union Bingo” viewing party.



Jan 23

The “State” of the Union? How about a “vision” instead?



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Tuesday night, delivering his third State of the Union, Barack Obama has a choice. His could join the long list of predictable addresses, forgotten by daybreak. Or he could do something that might, if only for the moment, stifle his critics and provide the nation with a blueprint for a still young century.



Jan 23

Happy birthday, 20th and 24th Amendments



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Today we celebrate the ratification of not one, but two constitutional amendments: the 20th Amendment (ratified Jan. 23, 1933) and the 24th Amendment (ratified Jan. 23, 1964). Here’s what you need to know.



Jan 22

This week and the Constitution: Civic awesomeness, amending, and GOP one-upmanship



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More than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition, as they try to prove the Constitution is on their side.