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The Constitution This Week: Cell phones, tweets, and strip searches

April 6, 2012 By Holly Munson

The Constitution in the news this week: cell phone tracking, teens on Twitter, the Supreme Court's ruling on strip searches, President Obama's civics lesson, and same-sex couples on immigration.

The Constitution This Week: Health care, health care, health care

March 30, 2012 By Holly Munson

This week-in-review feature typically covers a variety of constitutional topics in the news. But this week, constitutional coverage was dominated by one topic: health care.

The Constitution This Week: Health care, SXSW, and plea bargains

March 23, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week.

3 bully lessons in leadership for President Obama from Teddy Roosevelt

September 14, 2011 By Kermit Roosevelt

Obama’s supporters probably would like to see a leadership style that is more Medal of Honor and less Peace Prize.

Will President Obama's speech tonight make a difference? Here are seven reasons to think it might

September 8, 2011 By Matt Riffe

A presidential address to a joint session of Congress can change the course of history.

Is the debt deal constitutional?

August 3, 2011 By Lyle Denniston

Congress can try to put the political onus of lifting the debt ceiling on the president, but it may not hand over its legislative authority.

Yes, they actually said that: top 10 quotes from the debt debate

August 1, 2011 By Rachel Bradshaw

President Obama described the showdown as a "partisan three ring circus."

Tell Washington what you think about the debt showdown

July 27, 2011 By NCC Staff

Make your voice heard about the debt talks in Washington.

The death of Birtherism ... and the birth of Deatherism?

May 4, 2011 By Holly Munson

How the Birther movement and the death of Bin Laden relate to each other and to the matter of trust.

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