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Nixon Impeachment

Patriot Games

William Bradley | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
William Bradley

I'm not a big fan of libertarians or libertarian Republicans, but Kentucky Senator Rand Paul deserves tremendous credit for his brinksmanship on the Patriot Act in forcing the U.S. Senate leadership to bend on the issue of the federal government's massive, once very secret, monitoring of our private communications.

Constitution Check: Could Richard Nixon Have Been Tried Successfully for a Crime?

Lyle Denniston | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Lyle Denniston

Under the Constitution's Article I, Sections 2 and 3, and Article II, Section 4, President Richard M. Nixon might well have been convicted at an impeachment trial for "high crimes and misdemeanors."

My Must-See Moment at Every Inaugural

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

This moment sets in motion a process that allows ultimate authority to shift from one man to another without a shot being fired, a person being imprisoned or a life being lost.