Trump's backers say he is shielded from removal as no criminal offense took place. But this view may be at odds with the original intent of the impeachment clause.
A little-known provision of the Constitution might allow Trump to be reelected president in 2020 even if he is removed from office through the impeachment process.
The Framers of the Constitution knew their history, and sought to learn from it – and only to repeat the parts they liked.
A leading historian of constitutional thought says the contemporary Second Amendment debate is founded on serious misunderstandings.
The rule of law can take on different meanings depending whom you ask and where you are – but in the US it pretty much means one thing.
Trump's budget would eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities, breaking a tradition of funding humanities scholarship that goes back to the nation's founding.
The first presidency began with a mandate to make America great. What's changed?
Alexander Hamilton and the policies he pursued as America's first treasury secretary set the US on a course of national unity. That’s just what Europe needs today.