James Madison

Baseless Attacks On NRA Drive Us Further Apart

Cam Edwards explains how the media’s constant attacks on law-abiding NRA members don’t help unite an already divided nation.

NRA

Thanks to President Trump, Bill de Blasio Gets His Madison On

Donald Trump’s election had a crazy affect on the political left, but none has been as enlightening perhaps as the moment of clarity that has …

Conservative POV

At James Madison’s home, slaves’ lives matter as much as the man who owned them

In 2007, while the restoration of James Madison’s Montpelier, in Orange, Va., was underway, a group of the estate’s African American stakeholders came to make a visit. Giles Morris, Montpelier’s vice president for marketing and communications, found himself on the terrace overlooking the South Lawn …

Black History

The Real Hero of the Trump Resistance? James Madison.

Progressives, long enamored of centralized government, have a newfound appreciation for constitutional check and balances.<p>‘Progressives” who claim …

Democracy

Riverdale Baptist has three rising seniors primed to play at the next level

This is the time of year, between the live evaluation periods of April and the AAU madness of July, that Lou Wilson’s iPhone is brimming with inquiries and offers and questions from college coaches.<p>It is the same for any high school coach with two or more Division I prospects on their roster. The …

College & University

Norfolk State Gives Roster A Virginia Feel

HARRISONBURG — In the first three weeks of the upcoming college football season, Norfolk State will take on three opponents from the state of …

College & University

Ties Bind Non

HARRISONBURG — The three head coaches of non-conference opponents James Madison football faces in 2017 all have ties to the Dukes.<p>Whether it’s …

College & University

Whose Vision of America Won Out—Hamilton’s or Jefferson’s?

The Case for Alexander Hamilton’s Vision“We live, without question, in Hamilton’s America,” says Stephen F. Knott, professor of national security …

History

Watch: SF 'Hamilton' cast members sing national anthem at Game 5

Members of the San Francisco "Hamilton" cast sang the national anthem at Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night.<p>Joshua Henry (Aaron Burr), Emmy Raver-Lampman (Angelica Schuyler), Amber Imam (Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds) and Solea Pfieffer (Eliza Hamilton) performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" …

NBA Finals

June 12 Pre-Draft Workout Participants

In preparation for the 2017 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers are hosting Indiana forward/center Thomas Bryant, Southeast Missouri State guard …

College Basketball

Trump’s Defense of Taking Foreign Money Is Historically Illiterate

The Friday Cover<p>The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning.<p>The Justice Department’s lawyers are getting the founding fathers all wrong.<p>Did George Washington, Thomas Jefferson or James Madison sell agricultural products to a foreign …

History

What Mr. Bean teaches us about the American museum patron

It's easy to put together a blockbuster Impressionist exhibit. It's much harder to get Americans to go beyond that<p>If the movie “Bean” has taught us anything (and what hasn’t it taught us really?), it’s that American museums and the museumgoing public will line up, go out of its way, to view …

Rowan Atkinson

Trump defends foreign income: Obama sold books to universities abroad

Lawyers for president ask federal judge to dismiss ethics lawsuit arguing Trump’s business ownership violates constitution’s emoluments clause<p>Donald Trump has argued that he is entitled to continue receiving income from foreign governments by noting that Barack Obama was allowed to sell copies of …

Trump Tower

Impeach the U.S. Constitution: Paul Street

<i>A statue of President James Madison at Montpelier, Madison’s home in Orange, Va. (Steve Helber / AP)</i><p>I am always darkly amused when I hear one of my …

Constitutional Law

Feds fight suit over foreign payments to Trump

Justice Department offers first response to cases challenging president's business profits<p>The Justice Department is urging a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit claiming that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by profiting from business deals with foreign governments.<p>The filing …

Donald Trump

Why Washington, D.C. Is Not a State

The lack of statehood for the capital is enshrined in the Constitution. Article 1, Section 8, Clause 17 of the document reads, “[The Congress shall …

Government

Atoning for America's 'Original Sin' at James Madison's Montpelier

Montpelier, Va.<p>If you stand on an upper-level patio of James Madison’s finely restored home at his Virginia plantation, Montpelier, and look westward, you see a sweep of open lawn leading to fields and the Blue Ridge mountains in the distance; one of Madison’s visitors noted that the setting sun’s …

History

DePaul OL Khris Banks' dominance earned him a Rutgers offer

DePaul (Wayne, N.J.) rising senior Khris Banks was dominant at Rutgers' East Coast Elite camp, Saturday. And his performance earned him an offer from …

College & University

Kelly and Semones Tabbed Freshmen All-Americans

TUCSON, Ariz. – Right-handed pitcher Kevin Kellyand utility player Fox Semonesof James Madison have been named <i>Collegiate Baseball</i> Freshmen …

Baseball

Athlon Sports' Preseason FCS Top 25 for 2017

James Madison winning the 2016 national championship changed everything in FCS <b>college football</b>.<p>Along the way, the Dukes served notice to the rest of …

College Football

Student Petitions School To Drop Slave Owning President’s Name

The removal of monuments honoring the Confederacy has been so controversial that in April, workers in New Orleans took down a statue while wearing …

Education

What is federalism?

The Economist explainsWhat is federalism?<p>The term has two opposing meanings<p>The Economist explains<p>Jun 13th 2017<p>by M.S.<p>EMMANUEL MACRON’S agenda for …

Business (UK)

James Madison: Special Message

<i>To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States:</i><p>I communicate to Congress certain documents, being a continuation of those heretofore …

History

How the ‘Hamilton Effect’ Distorts the Founders

The Friday Cover<p>The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning.<p>Too often, we look to history not to understand it, but to seek out confirmation for our pre-existing beliefs. That’s a problem.<p>Even in an age of declining civic education, …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Dear Congress: Impeachment Isn't The Answer. At Least Not Yet.

When Ross Douthat suggested President Donald Trump be removed from office via the 25th Amendment, he got both accolades and pushback from both sides …

Democracy

Four Dukes Earn All-CAA Honors

RICHMOND, Va. – Four members of the James Madison baseball team received All-Colonial Athletic Association honors for the 2017 season, the league …

College & University

The Founding Fathers Disagreed About the President's Power to Fire People

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Government

Gia Rodoni throws her second straight no-hitter to send Baylor into super regionals

Gia Rodoni entered the NCAA tournament with the resume of the No. 2 pitcher on Baylor's staff. She finished the regional in the company of some of …

Major League Baseball

“If men were angels, no government would be necessary.” - American Revolutionary War Forums

American Revolution

James Madison walks off with win in rare rescue mission for superstar Megan Good

James Madison junior Megan Good might be the best college softball player in the country.<p>Already the pitcher and player of the year in her …

Major League Baseball