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Happy Second of July? The story behind the battle for America's birthday

July 2, 2012 By Jenna Winterle Kehres

Here is the story of how the United States almost celebrated Independence Day on July 2nd.

The 12th Amendment and the demise of Americans Elect

May 18, 2012 By Holly Munson

Americans Elect, the group promoting a centrist, third-party choice for president that would be nominated through an online convention, has officially called it quits.

Remember the ladies

March 30, 2012 By Donald Applestein Esq.

As we remember Abigail Adams’ prescient observations and conclude the celebration of Women’s History Month, we can also “remember the ladies” who contributed to the revolutionary cause. Here’s a look at some of them.

Two cheers for the presidency

February 20, 2012 By Akhil Amar

As America remembers her greatest presidents, it’s worth reflecting on the presidency itself, both to celebrate its glories and to ponder its glitches.

Constitution Daily's Top 10 Posts of 2011 [VIDEO]

December 25, 2011 By NCC Staff

We made this list and checked it twice. Here are the Top 10 staff-written stories we were proud to share with Constitution Daily readers over the past year.

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.

The personal revolution of George Washington

July 29, 2011 By Jane Hampton Cook

Author Jane Hampton Cook will speak at the National Constitution Center on Saturday.

Helping teachers help our students

July 18, 2011 By Bob Fenster

I'd heard the story abouit John Adams before, but never sitting in Congress Hall, the place where it actually happened.

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