Jan 25

Tucson, the State of the Union and Justice Alito’s Dilemma



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The lengthening political shadow of the Jan. 8 shooting rampage in Tucson will soon envelop tonight’s State of the Union Address. But will it lead to a more Civil government?



Jan 24

Citizens United, one year later



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Last week, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Citizens United v. The Federal Election Commission.  To mark the anniversary of the case, Constitution Daily offers the following excerpt from a National Constitution Center monograph.



Jan 21

6 arguments to consider as Congress wrangles over health care



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Is health care reform constitutional? Here are six arguments to consider as Congress continues to wrangle over federal control of health care and the issue makes its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.



Jan 17

Making sense of Tucson: a roundup of recent commentary



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The shooting rampage in Tucson January 8 has prompted mourning and soul-searching across the country.



Jan 14

Who will be the designated survivor?



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On the night of his address, Obama will be joined in the House chamber by Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner, justices of the Supreme Court, members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and all the members of his Cabinet, except one.