It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 207th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
Abraham Lincoln, the man, was a national figure for a little less than a decade in his lifetime. But Lincoln, the legend, is a daily part of most American’s lives as a figure represented in currency, pop culture and our geography.
Should young women be forced to register for the selective service draft after Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in December that women now are eligible for combat positions?
Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute and Michael Dorf of Cornell University Law School discuss hot topics on the campaign trail, including citizenship, immigration, and gun control.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at Bernie Sanders’s desire to banish the Citizens United decision, and the constitutional barriers in the way.