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The Constitution This Week: Gay marriage, treason, and Facebook "likes"

May 11, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Obama's support of gay marriage, a Romney supporter's call for treason, and a ruling about free speech and Facebook "liking."

The Constitution This Week: Immigration, veeps, and Myanmar

April 27, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Immigration, VP picks, and Myanmar.

Governors Rendell and Whitman on Election 2012: It's been a shameful clown show

April 10, 2012 By NCC Staff

Last night at the National Constitution Center, former Governors Ed Rendell and Christine Todd Whitman offered contrasting perspectives and firsthand knowledge of Election 2012's key players and issues.

Health care hearings – what to listen for (Part 2)

March 22, 2012 By Lyle Denniston

Few exercises in interpreting the Constitution are as bizarre as the one that the Supreme Court and lower courts go through if they strike down only a part of a multi-faceted law, and then decide what of the remainder can survive.

Who we're rooting for on Super Tuesday

March 6, 2012 By Michael Simzak

We at the Constitution Daily sports desk feel it is our duty as educators, citizens, and sports fans to ensure that voters can cast an informed vote in this campaign. As such, we have assembled this Sports Fans’ Guide to the Republican Primary.

A quick history of corporate taxes and the Constitution

March 5, 2012 By Holly Munson

You may be a bit preoccupied with your own taxes, but if you want to learn more about corporate taxes and why they matter, here’s a quick question-and-answer overview.

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.

This week and the Constitution: CPAC, civility, and Springsteen

February 17, 2012 By Holly Munson

The Constitution is a big buzzword for Election 2012, and more than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition, as they try to prove the Constitution is on their side.

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.”

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