The Constitution states that, if no presidential candidate gets a majority in the Electoral College—that is, 270 votes—then the House of Representatives chooses the president.
The United States has one of the lowest voter-turnout rates in the world
Fault Lines in the Constitution deals with two possible national emergencies—a foreign war and a pandemic. The situations can become even worse because of problems in our Constitution.
The Constitution doesn’t cover all of the rights that some people believe are necessary in the twenty-first century. For example, the Constitution does not provide young people with the right to get an education.
We’d like to recap the 25th Amendment here to explain how it works—and why it very likely doesn’t.
The final Blog-a-Fault-Line contest winner! High Schooler Gabriel Quiroga discusses presidential pardons.