Constitution Daily

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All 8 GOP candidates' jobs plans gathered in one place and ready for your comments

October 26, 2011 By Robin Morris

Nearly all the candidates (Ron Paul is the one exception) state that creating jobs is their top priority.

Two ways to take the pledge

July 18, 2011 By Robin Morris

Candidate pledges are paving the presidential campaign-trail.

3 ways for Baby Boomers to get engaged

April 11, 2011 By Robin Morris

On Tuesday night, 75 people filled a conference room in the National Constitution Center to think about how an engaged citizenry can do work that helps realize the Founding Fathers’ vision of “a more perfect Union.”

Does our primary system work?

March 9, 2011 By Robin Morris

Our Constitution says nothing about how we pick presidential candidates—it doesn’t really anticipate political parties at all.

Everything you need to know about a government shutdown, in 4 links

March 2, 2011 By Robin Morris

A game of brinksmanship is being played out in the legislative and executive branches. Congress and the president must agree on a budget to avert a government shutdown.

Rumsfeld on Iraq: "The President did what a president has to do" (updated with video)

February 17, 2011 By Robin Morris

Rumsfeld was at The Center to kick off his highly-anticipated book tour in support of Known and Unknown: A Memoir.

Tom DeLay argues innocence in visit to the Center

January 17, 2011 By Robin Morris

With Delay's recent sentencing and appeal, it seems time to revisit his visit to the Center in 2007.

Elizabeth Edwards on healthcare in 2008

December 8, 2010 By Robin Morris

Elizabeth Edwards passed away yesterday at the age of 61. Edwards was an advocate for healthcare issues including this 2008 talk at The Center.

Breyer on his career, state of the Supreme Court

October 26, 2010 By Robin Morris

In response to an audience member asking if he ever thought he would be on the Supreme Court, he said he did not ever see it happening, and added that his father certainly never thought so.

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