Jun 10

No decision on affirmative action, but Thursday a possibility



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Supreme Court watchers were disappointed on Monday when the justices didn’t issue decisions in two high-profile cases involving affirmative action and voting rights. But that doesn’t mean a decision won’t happen this week.



Jun 9

Voting Rights Act decision expected to be an emotional moment



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A potential Supreme Court change in the Voting Rights Act of 1965 could be one of the most emotional moments in what will be a high-profile month for the nation’s highest court.



Jun 9

The Next 10 Amendments: A balanced budget as law?



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Join the National Constitution Center’s virtual national town hall this summer to debate the top constitutional issues that could be proposed as The Next 10 Amendments. This week’s topic: a balanced budget amendment.



Jun 7

How Ronald Reagan won his first election



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It was on a June night more than 40 years ago that Ronald Reagan started his elected career with a party nomination to face an incumbent governor. And his surprising landslide win was a sign of future victories.



Jun 6

So what secrets do we know about the secret court?



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OK, so the federal government has access to phones records via a “secret court,” as many people learned on Thursday. But what is the court and why is it so secret?