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By Rachel Wellford
Three days before electors gather in state capitals to elect the next president, President-elect Donald Trump is poised to receive 306 electoral votes to Secretary Clinton’s 232.
By Kamala Kelkar
A lesser-known part of the Electoral College's history: its relationship to slavery in the U.S.
By Corinne Segal, Daniel Moritz-Rabson
A pocket version of the U.S. Constitution, selling for $1, reached the Top 10 best-selling book list on Amazon Saturday afternoon.
By Darlene Superville and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence to the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. A key Republican is leaving the…
By PBS NewsHour
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died Saturday at the age of 79, adhered to a philosophy of loyalty to the original meaning and intention of the Constitution. Jeffrey Brown discusses Scalia’s legacy with Edward Whelan of the Ethics and…
Justice Antonin Scalia's judicial philosophy and interpretation of the Constitution is perhaps best understood through his own words. Jeffrey Brown offers a look back at some of Scalia's reflections.
By Laura Santhanam
Mississippi voters decide Tuesday whether or not the state constitution should guarantee fully funded public schools in the nation’s poorest state.
Although it seems inevitable now that after the Revolutionary War, the former colonies would band together to form a nation, at the time, it was far from a foregone conclusion. In his new book, “The Quartet”, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph…
By Domenico Montanaro, Lisa Desjardins, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
Today in the Morning Line: Details emerge of Obama’s request to Congress for military authorization to fight the Islamic State group A brief history of war power tension The U.S. hasn’t declared war since WWII, plus all 11 times…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The government's authority to screen airline passengers for potential Ebola exposure and order them quarantined if necessary is far-reaching and rooted in the Constitution and federal law, public health experts say.
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