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    The Role of the Senate

    From the C-SPAN Original Production The Senate: Conflict and Compromise, historians and Senators…

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    The Benefits of Federalist Systems of Government

    In the context of COVID-19, University of California Berkeley Law Professor John Yoo discussed the…

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    "Stop and Frisk" Practices and the Fourth Amendment

    Jay Schweikert talked about the use of “stop and frisk” and the legality of the practice based on…

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    State of the Union History

    Senate Historian Emeritus Don Ritchie talked about the history of the State of the Union address.

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    The Origins of Freedom of Religion in the United States

    Michael Barone, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, explained the religious…

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    Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion in 1794 marked the first major uprising against the newly created federal…

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    Zenger Trial and Colonial Press Freedom

    Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts spoke about the trial of John Peter Zenger in 1735. He…

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    The Enlightenment and the Truth

    Author Sophia Rosenfeld discussed the role that truth played in Enlightenment thinking and the…

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    Separation of Powers and Individual Liberties

    Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch discussed the concept of separation of powers and its…

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    Ensuring the Rule of Law

    University of Virginia Law Professor A.E. Dick Howard talked about the factors that allow for the rule…

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    Judicial Review and Federalist 78

    Chief Judge Roger Gregory of the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals discussed the idea of Judicial…

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    The Importance of Thomas Paine on the Founding of the United States

    Georgetown University Law Professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) discussed the…

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    Ways to Change the Constitution

    Author Ganesh Sitaraman talked about ways that the Constitution can be changed including the amendment…

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    Birthright Citizenship and the Drafting of the 14th Amendment

    Garrett Epps, University of Baltimore Law professor, explained the discussions that the writers of the…

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    Wealth Taxes and How They Work

    Christian Science Monitor economy editor Mark Trumbull discussed the idea of the “wealth tax” and…

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    The Expansion of Presidential Power

    The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen talked about the debate over how presidential power…

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    West Virginia v. Barnette and Religious Liberties

    In 1943, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette case…

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    The Bill of Rights

    The first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, adopted as a condition of ratification, are…

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    The Establishment Clause

    The First Amendment begins "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion."…

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    The Speech and Debate Clause and Members of Congress

    Senate Historian Emeritus Donald Ritchie and former House Historian Raymond Smock talked about the…

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