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Grassroots slogans emerge from political conventions

Posted 1 year, 7 months ago.

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The Address America project has its boots on the ground in Charlotte and Tampa, and a sampling of six-word slogans shows themes that cross party boundaries.

Constitution Check: Could Richard Nixon have been tried successfully for a crime?

Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

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Would President Richard Nixon have been convicted of a crime if he hadn’t resigned his office in 1974 and received a subsequent pardon? Lyle Denniston takes a new look at the constitutionality of prosecuting a president.

Interracial marriage as a litmus test for same-sex marriage

Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

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Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at a 1967 Supreme Court on interracial marriage – and how that could foreshadow developments about same-sex marriage in the legal system.

Why health care could determine the next president

Posted 1 year, 10 months ago.

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As the June deadline nears for the Supreme Court’s decision on health care, two recent reports show how the decision could have a direct effect on President Barack Obama’s election.

If Facebook hosted a constitutional convention

Posted 1 year, 11 months ago.

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Is Facebook bigger than the Constitution? In some ways, the social network already is, but it may not be big enough to host a constitutional convention.

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