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Happy birthday, 25th Amendment

February 10, 2013 By Holly Munson

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 wasn't the first time the U.S. had to deal with presidential succession. In fact, there had already been seven times that a vice president assumed the presidency due to the president's death.

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.

Of Another Day and Another Romney: The Year When Conservative Republicans Proudly Accepted "Defeat"

February 6, 2012 By Todd Brewster

A little more than a decade ago, Edward Luttwak, the renowned military strategist, wrote a provocative essay in Foreign Affairs entitled, “Give War a Chance.”

Wanted, for President, in 2012: A Politician

January 3, 2012 By Todd Brewster

Yes, Americans have an inherent distrust of politicians (just as they do of journalists), but as the Gallup Poll tells us each year, they remain at the top of the list of their “most admired people” in the world...

Constitutional Astrology: Presidential Virgos

August 24, 2011 By Sayeh Hormozi

The constitutional astrologers here at Constitution Daily take a radical new approach to the zodiac: What does your sign say, not about the future but about the past?

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