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Is it a feature or a bug of the amendment process that an idea of James Madison's, more than 200 years ago, could be recently resurrected and etched into the U.S. Constitution?
When the United States changed its process for electing senators, did that lead to a decline in state power? Or did it instead bring us closer to a "more perfect union"?
From the American Revolution through today, women have been leading a long-burning rebellion to gain rights not originally guaranteed under the Constitution.
As powerful as it was to change the Constitution after the Civil War, and enshrine racial equality into our governing document, that wasn’t enough to change the reality of life in America.
What makes someone American? A landmark Supreme Court case in 1898, involving a child born in San Francisco to Chinese immigrant parents, would help answer that question.
In 1879, a case came before a Nebraska courtroom that asked the question: Are Native Americans considered human beings under the U.S. Constitution?
In the premier episode of “Constitutional,” we go back in time to that hot Philadelphia summer in 1787 when a group of revolutionary Americans debated, drank and together drafted the U.S. Constitution.
The final episode of the Presidential podcast is all about division and union.
Political adviser David Axelrod and biographer David Maraniss discuss how Obama’s personal life story has influenced his presidency.
Eliminating managers is just the first step in his ambition. (Zappos hotels or ‘porta-parties,’ anyone?)