Jun 29

Top reactions to the health care ruling from Obama, Romney, and more



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Following the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling narrowly upholding the health care reform law, President Barack Obama and leaders from both sides of the issue inevitably weighed in. Here is a quick glance at the top reactions. Barack Obama President Obama stated: “Whatever the politics, today’s decision was a victory for people all over this country… [Continue Reading]



Jun 28

While health care steals the spotlight, Stolen Valor Act struck down



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Most of the media on Thursday was mesmerized by the theatrics surrounding the landmark Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. But the court issued a ruling on another contested law–one with intriguing constitutional plot twists and a colorful character in the starring role.



Jun 28

CNN’s ‘Dewey Defeats Truman’ moment–getting the court ruling wrong



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CNN was left with egg on its face and some explaining to do on Thursday, after erroneously reporting the biggest Supreme Court case in 12 years. As the Supreme Court released its opinion for Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services, the much-watched challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, CNN incorrectly… [Continue Reading]



May 20

The Constitution This Week: Filibusters, the defense bill, and church and state



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Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Filibusters, the defense bill, and church and state.



May 18

The 12th Amendment and the demise of Americans Elect



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Americans Elect, the group promoting a centrist, third-party choice for president that would be nominated through an online convention, has officially called it quits.