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Can Courts Hold Trump Accountable For Violating The Emoluments Clause?

Brianne J. Gorod | Posted 11.29.2016 | Politics
Brianne J. Gorod

The Constitution twice makes explicit what should be common-sense: the President should be working for the American people, not himself, and thus should not be able to profit from the office.

Trump's Absurd Plan To Dismantle Government's Protections

Dave Johnson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Dave Johnson

Donald Trump released a video announcing his agenda for his "first day in office." One of the things he said is, "I will formulate a rule which says t...

The Constitution is our National Strategy

Bruce Fein | Posted 11.27.2016 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Contrary to conventional wisdom (which is invariably wrong), the United States Constitution is the nation's strategy for greatness. The strategy enta...

Never Trump, And Never Again

Bruce Hay | Posted 11.23.2016 | Politics
Bruce Hay

Would denying Trump an electoral college victory be undemocratic?

Court-Packing Rumors In North Carolina And The Need For Judicial Independence

Christine Nero Coughlin | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Christine Nero Coughlin

While the Constitutions of the United States and North Carolina provide the blueprint for our government's structure and the rights we all enjoy, this...

The Electors' Responsibility

Bruce Hay | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Bruce Hay

So far as the United States Constitution is concerned, the presidential election occurs next month, when the members of the electoral college cast the...

Pain, populism and democracy - inside Mexico City's crowdsourced constitution

Apolitical | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact
Apolitical

Mexico City made headlines around the world earlier this year when the mayor announced that it would crowdsource its new constitution. [This article ...

ACLU Raises Record $7.2 Million In Wake Of Donald Trump's Election

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK ― The American Civil Liberties Union has raised a record amount in donations since Donald Trump was elected to become the next president. T...

An Invitation To Heal: Post-2016 Presidential Election Results

Stephanie Michele | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Stephanie Michele

This will be my first and last personal statement about the United States Presidential election of 2016. I am not writing this to convince anyone of what is right or what is wrong. I am writing this for the sake of my own healing process and sharing it only to inspire healing in others.

Teaching Election 2016 the Morning After and for the Next Four Years

Alan Singer | Posted 11.13.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

I apologize for the length of this post; it is really two posts combined into one. Part 1 is Alan's Analysis of Election 2016. I open with my views as...

The Impact of Comey's Unconstitutional Intervention In The Election

William E. Jackson Jr. | Posted 11.12.2016 | Politics
William E. Jackson Jr.

In the course of those nine days, Clinton's widely-reported substantial lead in the polls over Donald Trump was checked. Comey had put his thumb on the scales!

How The Electoral College Saved The Day. Again.

Robert Hardaway | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics
Robert Hardaway

An average of once every hundred years, the Electoral College count in a presidential election does not correspond to the so called "popular" vote. An...

Use Electoral College as Founders Intended

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

There is a move gaining some momentum, with more than a million signatures already, calling upon the Electoral College to choose the person who won th...

The Electoral College Was Designed To Prevent Trump. You Can Make This Happen.

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Douglas Anthony Cooper

The requirement here is modest: ten Republican electors appalled at the prospect of a Trump presidency, and sufficiently courageous to vote accordingly, must be persuaded to do so.

#Trump Or #Milosevic: Who's More Dangerous?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.06.2016 | Politics
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Trump is more dangerous, even if not as clever.

This Tim Kaine Interview Is A Good Excuse To Geek Out On Supreme Court History

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Hillary Clinton’s running mate, made news last week when he told The Huffington Post that a Senate controlled by Democrats m...

The Story Behind Alexander Hamilton's Best Performance As A Writer

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics

“How do you write like you’re running out of time? Write day and night like you’re running out of time?” As the musical “Hamilton” reminds...

Hillary Is Right; Trump's Comments Are Horrifying

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 10.21.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

What Trump's campaign has shown us is how much work we as a nation face to educate our own people to understand the diversity in the United States is a positive thing and a part of what makes us so great.

Letter To A Trump Supporter #4: Barack Obama's Christian Faith

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

This is the fourth in my series of "Letters to a Trump Supporter," from correspondence with a family friend who supports Mr. Trump. Continuing our co...

Here's Why It’s Not Cool That Donald Trump Wants The Constitution Interpreted The Way The Founding Fathers Did

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 10.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump advocated for a literal interpretation of the Constitution during the third, and final deb...

Twisted Trump

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Co authored with Helen Berger, Resident Scholar Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center Often during presidential elections one side or ...

#AllLivesMatter? Let's Prove it.

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
Jesse Damiani

White silence is violence.

Local governments in Poland need to defend Constitution

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 10.18.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

It's not a secret: there is a serious disconnect in Poland between the new national government in Warsaw and some local governments, especially some b...

Donald Trump's Contempt For The Constitution

Brian Tashman | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Brian Tashman

In a debate dominated by Donald Trump's insults, ranting and smears, one of his many disturbing moments received decidedly less attention than others....

The Problem With A 'Strongman'

Carlos González | Posted 10.11.2016 | Politics
Carlos González

Mr. Trump's support does not come from his policies, few and vague at best, but from his personality, his persona, his very troubling persona.