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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.

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.”

All the President's Serifs: Typography on the Campaign Trail

January 26, 2012 By Holly Munson

For better or for worse, the way a campaign uses typography can both affect and reflect public opinion.

Say What? "It's always two out of three"

December 20, 2011 By Holly Munson

Gingrich said he would seek to rein in "radical" federal judges by allowing Congress and the president to ignore their rulings when they choose to.

Constitution Check: Can the president ignore Supreme Court rulings?

October 18, 2011 By Lyle Denniston

Newt Gingrich's comment, like the quotation he cited from President Roosevelt, sounds like constitutional bravado.

This election cycle "it's the Constitution, stupid"

September 28, 2011 By Todd Brewster

At last week's Republican debate in Florida, there were eight references to the Constitution.

Does our primary system work?

March 9, 2011 By Robin Morris

Our Constitution says nothing about how we pick presidential candidates—it doesn’t really anticipate political parties at all.

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