Jan 29

This week and the Constitution: SOTU, civility, education & more [VIDEO]



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News headlines, politicians, and hot-button issues come and go, but one 225-year-old document continues to emerge in our conversations about our nation’s most important questions and challenges: the Constitution. The Constitution is a big buzzword for Election 2012, and more than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition,… [Continue Reading]



Jan 27

James Buchanan’s presidential senioritis



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On the eve of the Civil War, President James Buchanan was like a high school student with a bad case of senioritis. Buchanan could not wait to leave office.



Jan 24

Tonight: Obama’s judicial audience



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Editor’s note: as President Obama delivers his State of the Union Address tonight, the National Constitution Center will host a viewing party and will be live blogging on Constitution Daily. Of all the people who crowd into the Capitol for tonight’s State of the Union address, few will have as much power to influence President… [Continue Reading]



Jan 24

Watch the State of the Union with us!



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Cries of “Bingo!” will echo throughout the National Constitution Center as visitors compete to win prizes during our “State of the Union Bingo” viewing party.



Jan 23

The “State” of the Union? How about a “vision” instead?



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Tuesday night, delivering his third State of the Union, Barack Obama has a choice. His could join the long list of predictable addresses, forgotten by daybreak. Or he could do something that might, if only for the moment, stifle his critics and provide the nation with a blueprint for a still young century.