On this day in 2010, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission—a groundbreaking decision that continues to resonate in American politics and constitutional law.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at an issue likely heading to the Supreme Court: the anonymity-in-politics question.
On November 14, 1959, TV Guide published a brief essay about politics and television by Senator John F. Kennedy that contained some prophetic words about the influence of money and public relations on presidential campaigns that still seem true today.
Rick Hasen from the UC-Irvine School of Law and Roger Clegg from the Center for Equal Opportunity join our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss one of the biggest Supreme Court cases this term, about the roles of race and party in determining election districts.
Voter turnout numbers from the 2014 mid-term elections showed apathy at the polls that more resembled the Great Depression and World War II.