Constitution Daily

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A cure to bitter partisanship: Following George Washington’s example

December 11, 2012 By Logan Beirne

How would George Washington handle the partisan divide in Washington? Logan Beirne, the Olin Searle Scholar at Yale Law School, says our first president would lead by example.

Debt & democracy: Lessons from Washington and our Founders

October 22, 2012 By Logan Beirne

Yale's Logan Beirne looks at what George Washington would think about our staggering $16.2 trillion national debt as a central issue in the 2012 presidential election.

What would George do? An historical response to modern foreign entanglements

September 28, 2012 By Logan Beirne

The recent tragedy at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya has reignited the debate over American involvement in the region. But how would have our first President, George Washington, handled the situation?

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