Apr 2

Podcast: Floyd Abrams and Lawrence Lessig on the campaign finance decision



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The Supreme Court has changed the landscape of campaign finance again in its biggest ruling on the subject since the 2010 Citizens United case. Noted experts Floyd Abrams and Lawrence Lessig join our Jeffrey Rosen to sort out what this means for the First Amendment and elections in America.



Apr 2

Reaction to the Supreme Court’s historic campaign financing decision



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The McCutcheon case, also called Citizens United 2 by supporters and detractors, is now history and people can make an unlimited number of federal campaign donations in a two-year period. So is that a good thing or a bad thing? Here’s reaction to this historic Supreme Court decision.



Apr 2

Controversial trailblazer: Remembering the first woman in Congress



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Jeannette Rankin is best remembered today as the only member of Congress to oppose World War II. But Rankin was a trailblazer in many ways in addition to her pacifist views.



Apr 1

Video: Heritage Foundation’s Jim DeMint



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Watch video as the Heritage Foundation’s Jim DeMint talks about his proposed solutions to overcoming obstacles in health care and education.



Apr 1

April Fools? German as America’s official language in 1795



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For centuries, stories have persisted about Congress almost approving German as our official language, except for one vote by its German-speaking leader. So how close is that story to the truth?