Apr 11

Do you have a constitutional right to free broadcast TV?



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Talk of free Fox and Univision TV shows moving to cable as part of a legal brawl has experts pondering if viewers have any right to ask the FCC to block the moves. The answer may surprise you.



Apr 10

Supreme Court decision could shield Mother Jones in McConnell case



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There’s another controversy over Mother Jones magazine, a secret tape, and a prominent Republican speaking in private. And like with its publication of Mitt Romney’s infamous “47 percent” comments, Mother Jones will probably cite a Supreme Court decision in publishing the recording.



Apr 8

What would the Senate look like without the 17th Amendment?



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It’s the 100th anniversary of the 17th Amendment, leading us to consider what today’s U.S. Senate would look like if its members weren’t directly elected by voters.



Apr 5

Could the Feds really force the Redskins to change their name?



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Hot issues in Washington don’t only include the budget and fiscal cliff. It’s the name of the city’s NFL team that has some people crying foul.



Apr 3

GOP doesn’t see Colbert Busch race as a joke



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As expected, former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford won a runoff election to face Elizabeth Colbert Busch in a House special election, but Sanford is already talking about his opponent’s brother, comedian Stephen Colbert.