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Voters in five Colorado counties said on Tuesday they want to form their own state. But the breakaway regions face almost impossible constitutional and political obstacles.
Lyle Denniston looks at an online editorial that considers dumping the Constitution after last month’s gridlock, and if the Constitution can lead us back to a functioning government.
Does President Obama have a duty to raise the debt ceiling without Congress if there is danger of a default? Or would such an act be outside of the Constitution? Three leading constitutional experts debated that thorny issue in a special event at the National Constitution Center this week.
Lyle Denniston looks at Senator Patrick Leahy’s efforts to influence the constitutional conversation about the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, by seeking more accountability for its actions.
Three leading constitutional experts joined the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen this week to discuss one of the most unique topics in constitutional law: the 14th Amendment and the debt ceiling.