Constitution Daily

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Constitution Check: Would an elected Supreme Court get more respect?

April 10, 2012 By Lyle Denniston

Too often in American politics, a critic of something the Supreme Court has done or that it might do makes a complaint about “unelected judges” overturning the work of elected legislatures.

Practically speaking: Ideas for a more perfect union

April 2, 2012 By David Thornburgh

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet pointed out last fall that a higher percentage of people approve of America becoming a Communist country than approve of the way Congress is carrying out its business.

The Constitution’s 225th Anniversary is a call to action

January 19, 2012 By David Eisner

As the power and status of the United States has increased in the 225 years since the Constitution was signed, what’s at stake every four years has only risen.

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