Oct 10

James Madison: father of … government gridlock



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He invented many of the political institutions we live with, and foresaw the shape of things to come.



Oct 10

4 GOP kingmakers to watch as the primaries approach



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Chris Christie’s announcement that he would not run for president sparked a new round of speculation that he would become a presidential “kingmaker.”



Oct 7

The story behind next week’s Supreme Court strip-search case [VIDEO]



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On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the rights of a New Jersey man whose drive home with his four-year-old son and pregnant wife ended in an invasive strip search at the jailhouse and seven days behind bars. The plaintiff in this case, Albert W. Florence, tells the story of his wrongful arrest and subsequent treatment in his own words.



Oct 7

Say What?: “Imaginary beings called states”



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In each installment of “Say What?” we offer a quick quote–be it wise, quirky, or otherwise memorable — about the Constitution.



Oct 6

How far from home do Second Amendment gun rights travel?



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Courts around the country are reaching differing conclusions about the reach of the Second Amendment.



Oct 5

5 great presidential moments in baseball history



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Truman displayed a unique skill by throwing out a ceremonial pitch right-handed and then left-handed. Although the quality of both pitches is unknown, it still represents a unique feat in bi-partisanship.



Oct 4

Constitution Check: Is the government’s targeted killing of a U.S. citizen unconstitutional?



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Only a single case in history has ever raised that issue in court.



Oct 3

A sports quote quiz for the play-offs



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It’s October and baseball’s post-season has arrived. Time to take a test.



Oct 3

Equality Forum website provides 31 new icons for LGBT History Month



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LGBT History Month honors civil rights activists, heroes and pioneers.



Oct 2

Should NJ gov. Chris Christie run for president?



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