For more than two centuries Americans have sought to strike a balance between liberty and security.
Newt Gingrich’s comment, like the quotation he cited from President Roosevelt, sounds like constitutional bravado.
Lincoln had one problem: the United States Constitution.
How tough a job is it? Here are 10 storms weathered by our nation’s presidents.
As Adam Goodheart, author of the remarkable new book 1861: The Civil War Awakening, pointed out to a rapt, sell-out audience at the National Constitution Center this week, some criticize him for his repression of civil liberties and other downfalls.