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Jul 31
Constitution Check: Would marriage for gays be a newly created right, or recognition of an old right

Constitution Check: Would marriage for gays be a newly created right, or recognition of an old right

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's constitutional literacy adviser, says the same-sex marriage fight will come down to a debate about granting a new right to a group of people, or confirming a right that is historically contained in the Constitution.

Jul 31
Andrew Johnson: The most-criticized president ever?

Andrew Johnson: The most-criticized president ever?

Today marks the anniversary of the passing of Andrew Johnson, perhaps the most-criticized president in American history. But was Johnson really that bad a president, or just the target of some second-guessing historians?

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