Constitution Daily

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10 birthday facts about President James Monroe

April 28, 2017 By NCC Staff

James Monroe was the only president, aside from George Washington, to run unopposed for re-election. But that may not be the most surprising fact about the last Founding Father to occupy the White House.

Can a President really abolish a national monument?

April 28, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

President Donald Trump’s executive order asking for a review of national monuments has some critics saying the Trump administration may take the unusual step of delisting a monument. However, Trump wouldn’t be the first President to attempt such a move.

Podcast: The Madisonian Constitution and the future of freedom

April 27, 2017 By NCC Staff

In excerpts from Freedom Day 2017, Mickey Edwards and Norm Ornstein reflect on the state of Congress, and George Will offers his take on the future of freedom.

Supreme Court Scorecard: The current term

April 27, 2017 By NCC Staff

The Supreme Court is heading toward the home stretch of an eventful and unusual term. Here is a quick update of the major cases heard in Court since October, with a few other cases left undecided.

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