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Jul 8

An exhibition of quilts tells the story of George Washington’s slaves



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As the City’s project evolved, it became clear to me that the President’s House could be interpreted through my passion for quilt art.



Jul 7

Lyle’s look back: Supreme Court term in review



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Veteran Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston—the Center’s new Advisor on Constitutional Literacy and blog contributor—presented a colorful insider’s perspective on the Supreme Court’s recently concluded term to a capacity crowd.



Jul 7

Short and tweet: Obama’s economic policy, 140 characters at a time



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The White House performed the public service of condensing the President’s Town Hall responses into bite-size tweets



Jul 6

Constitution Check: Can the President ignore the debt ceiling?



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No president has ever tried to borrow beyond the debt limit … That does not make it unconstitutional, but it does raise constitutional doubts.



Jul 5

What did George and Martha eat?



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As you consider a diet to shed the excess pounds packed on at the picnics and barbeques of the July 4th weekend, you might consult a cookbook owned by Martha Washington when our nation was new.