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Top resources for making sense of Obamacare

October 2, 2013 By Holly Munson

In the shadow of a government shutdown, President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is set in motion today with the opening of health insurance exchanges. Here’s a roundup of the best tools and resources to help you make sense of Obamacare and what it might mean for you.

West Wing Wednesday: Top 5 constitutional moments

June 19, 2013 By Holly Munson

Welcome back for Constitution Daily’s West Wing Wednesday, where we walk and talk about everyone’s favorite now-on-Netflix political drama and the top constitutional lessons, mistakes, and moments from the show. Today, we’re wrapping things up with a look at the top 5 constitutional moments from the show.

Privacy pileup: Panopticon, Prism, and PowerPoint

June 11, 2013 By Holly Munson

As we work through the angles of the NSA surveillance story, here's a look at three big "P"s at the center of the story.

FAQ: Basic facts about the Bill of Rights

May 22, 2013 By Holly Munson

Many of the rights and liberties Americans cherish—such as speech, religion, and the right to fair trial—are included in the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights. How much do you know about this founding document? Check out these handy FAQs to learn all about it.

West Wing Wednesday: Top 5 constitutional mistakes

May 15, 2013 By Holly Munson

Welcome back for Constitution Daily’s West Wing Wednesday, where we walk and talk about everyone’s favorite now-on-Netflix political drama and the top constitutional lessons, mistakes, and moments from the show. Today's topic: mistakes.

West Wing Wednesday: Top 5 political predictions

April 24, 2013 By Holly Munson

Welcome back for Constitution Daily’s West Wing Wednesday, where we walk and talk about everyone’s favorite political drama and the top constitutional lessons, mistakes, and moments from the show. Today, we’ll look at the top timely political predictions, including a few where life imitates art.

West Wing Wednesday: Top 5 constitutional zingers

April 17, 2013 By Holly Munson

For all you West Wing-ers, old and new, join Constitution Daily for West Wing Wednesday. We’ll be looking at the top constitutional lessons, mistakes, and moments from the show. Today's topic: constitutional zingers.

Happy birthday, 23rd Amendment!

March 29, 2013 By Holly Munson

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 23rd Amendment, which made it possible for residents of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections.

Happy birthday, 22nd Amendment!

February 27, 2013 By Holly Munson

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 22nd Amendment (ratified in1951). Here’s what you need to know.

Happy birthday, 25th Amendment

February 10, 2013 By Holly Munson

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 wasn't the first time the U.S. had to deal with presidential succession. In fact, there had already been seven times that a vice president assumed the presidency due to the president's death.

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