In The News
By Dr. Steve Frank I heard from Publius 2.0 recently. He’s feeling bullish about 2011, expecting sales of The Federalist Papers to soar on Capitol Hill. That’s because the incoming Republican House leadership – Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier, and Transition Team Chairman Greg Walden – have issued… [Continue Reading]
By Lyle Denniston The Republicans’ frustration with Democratic filibusters of Bush nominees to appeals courts reached a new level in May 2005. The Republican Senate leaders announced that, if the filibusters continued, they would attempt a drastic procedure – one that soon would be called the “nuclear option” for its capacity to destroy the capacity… [Continue Reading]
On Wednesdays, Center staff will recap the news with links to the actual Constitution.
To kick off its 112th session, both Democrats and Republicans read the Constitution aloud. Should they have included superseded amendments?
A guest post from PA’s first lady about our Civic Health.