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Not Your Founding Fathers’ Constitution

The genius of our Constitution is the separation of powers, and checks and balances, designed to secure individual rights. At the center of our constitutional structure are principles of republican ...

Time for Accountability at the CFPB

The president stepped off his tour bus in Kansas this week and said that, “We shouldn’t be weakening oversight and accountability. We should be strengthening oversight and accountability.” Which is why I’m ...

The Constitution Is Not ‘Propaganda’

More than 90 percent of Americans say that the Constitution is very important to them and two-thirds say that a “detailed knowledge” of our charter is “absolutely necessary.” Federal and ...
Politics & Policy

What Kind of Judge?

President Obama’s nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace Supreme Court Justice David Souter puts the judicial-selection ball in the Senate’s court. We can serve America well by focusing on ...
Politics & Policy

It’s No Secret

In a time when unions are outraged with Democrats for their pro-immigration policies, big labor has launched an unprecedented lobbying campaign to force workers into unions. Labor unions are supposed ...
Politics & Policy

Presidential Privilege

The judicial-selection process must be fair, constructive, and consistent with constitutional principles. Yet less than two weeks after Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced her retirement, and before President Bush has ...
Politics & Policy

Crisis Mode

Judicial nominations will be one of the most important issues facing the Senate in the 109th Congress and the question is whether we will return to the tradition of giving ...