Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

President and CEO? Beware of the “Businessman in Chief”

February 27, 2012 By Todd Brewster

Back in the early 1970s, a professor at the Harvard Business School introduced a public sector case study for class discussion: the students were asked to analyze the paper flow in the office of then-senator Ted Kennedy.

Why is Feb. 1 designated as National Freedom Day?

January 31, 2012 By Matthew Pinsker

The story of this unknown holiday begins with a bit of presidential trivia but soon turns into a fascinating tale about a most extraordinary slave-turned-citizen.

5 great presidential moments in baseball history

October 5, 2011 By Michael Simzak

Truman displayed a unique skill by throwing out a ceremonial pitch right-handed and then left-handed. Although the quality of both pitches is unknown, it still represents a unique feat in bi-partisanship.

Office politics: 10 tough presidential decisions

August 9, 2011 By Mark Kehres

How tough a job is it? Here are 10 storms weathered by our nation's presidents.

Car wreck: the Constitution and the national debt crisis

July 27, 2011 By Todd Brewster

What role has the Constitution played in the mounting crisis over raising the debt ceiling?

The history of our National Day of Prayer

May 12, 2011 By Dr. Steve Frank

The National Day of Prayer has been observed by every president since Truman. But is it constitutional?

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