Latest from Danielle Allen

The framers created this legal mechanism as a tool for pursuing the common good, and that’s how we should think about it.

  • May 16, 2019

He would clearly see this as a moment for Congress to act and reclaim its powers against executive overreach.

  • Apr 25, 2019

The very core of legislative power is at stake.

  • Apr 3, 2019

How House members vote on overriding Trump's veto will tell how much they believe in the Declaration of Independence.

  • Mar 20, 2019

Congress is now looking around — shaking its power piggy bank — to try to find where it has left its authority.

  • Mar 7, 2019

Congress needs to roll back the erosion of its authority.

  • Feb 20, 2019

A wall can’t solve our problems. Only a clearer moral purpose can.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Let legislators from border states corral their local expertise.

  • Jan 24, 2019

Our ancient violence is always with us.

  • Nov 16, 2018

How has our language become so empty?

  • Aug 22, 2018
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