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Issues 2012 provides candidates for elected office the ability to quickly identify the key issues of the day and present clear policy recommendations, supported by facts, for addressing them.
Before the American Revolution, subjects were required to swear loyalty to the reigning monarch. Many colonial documents included oaths of allegiance to the British king. The United States Constitution, however, contains a simple requirement in Article VI, Clause 3 that “the Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution.”