Chris Edelson is an assistant professor of government in American University’s School of Public Affairs. He has written two books on presidential power, and recently wrote a book chapter describing the problem of constitutional failure in the United States.
The Takeaway From the Impeachment Hearings: Our Constitution Has Failed
To guard against another authoritarian president we can’t impeach, we need to reform our constitution.
Don’t Wait for Nuremberg: Congress Must Investigate the American Eichmanns
Troubling reports suggest border agents are going above and beyond to enforce Trump's will.
Sen. Lindsey Graham Attempts to Exploit Fear After Charlie Hebdo Terrorist Attacks
The South Carolina senator's charge that President Obama is to blame for terrorism is based on no evidence—and only serves to stoke fear among Americans.