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Interactive Constitution: The Twenty-Fifth Amendment

July 20, 2017 By Brian C. Kalt and David Pozen

Brian C. Kalt and David Pozen look at how the Twenty-Fifth Amendment seeks to answer a series of questions raised by the original Constitution’s treatment of presidential and vice-presidential vacancies and presidential disability.

Supreme Court allows more family kin to enter U.S.under immigration ban

July 19, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Trump Administration to allow grandparents and other family members of foreign nationals from Mideast countries to enter the U.S., but told a lower court to review how many refugees can be excluded.  

On this day, the Seneca Falls Convention begins

July 19, 2017 By Symone Mazzotta

On July 19, 1848, the first women's rights convention in the United States began at Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York.

Interactive Constitution: The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

July 19, 2017 By Deborah Archer and Derek Muller

Deborah N. Archer and Derek T. Muller look at how Congress passed the Twenty-Fourth Amendment in 1962, abolishing poll taxes in federal elections after years of failed efforts.

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