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The fight to ratify a 200-year-old amendment

In 1787, James Madison proposed the Congressional Pay Amendment, which would have made it unconstitutional for Congress to give itself an immediate pay raise. It wasn’t ratified until 1992, thanks to the persistence of one college student. "Constitutional" is a new Washington Post podcast about the story of America. Listen to the full episode here: http://wapo.st/2Clfw4S. Subscribe and find all the episodes: http://wapo.st/2iqFxob.

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