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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

Supreme Court ends overall campaign finance limits



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Chief Justice John Roberts and four other justices have ruled in the McCutcheon campaign financing case, with the majority striking down general limits on how much money can be spent on political campaigns over a two-year period.



Apr 2

The president as emperor? The current executive power debate



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Has President Obama exceeded his constitutional power as president? Or have the president’s actions mirrored those of other past leaders? Here’s a look at the book that started the Imperial Presidency debate, back in 1973, and some ideas from its author.



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.