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It’s the season for pardons. What is the power about?

First, the power is only granted to the President to grant pardons and reprieves for Federal crimes. “The President shall…have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” A reprieve is … Continue reading

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The Preamble: One Sentence That Changed World History

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Happy Birthday To One Of America’s Founding Fathers

#OTD, January 9, 1745, an American Founding Father, Caleb Strong, delegate to the Constitutional Convention, is born. Caleb Strong also helped draft his state of Massachusetts’ Constitution, served in the State House and Senate, served for two terms as its … Continue reading

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