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Podcast: Experts debate the debt ceiling and the 14th amendment

Posted 5 months, 17 days ago.

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Three leading constitutional experts joined the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen this week to discuss one of the most unique topics in constitutional law: the 14th Amendment and the debt ceiling.

The Senate showdown about the D.C. Circuit

Posted 5 months, 17 days ago.

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Lincoln Caplan says the latest showdown between Democrats and Republicans in the Senate over a key U.S. Court of Appeals nominee could wind up being a critical test of the filibuster’s power.

Voter ID update: the diversity in the details

Posted 5 months, 17 days ago.

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Justin Levitt from Loyola Law School says lawmakers should listen to recent comments from two prominent jurists if they want to safeguard votes without posing undue hurdles for eligible citizens.

Constitution Check: Is Obamacare’s legality still in doubt?

Posted 5 months, 18 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at four potentially very significant new challenges under way to Obamacare, including one argument that is growing in popularity with the law’s critics.

NSA remains under fire from U.S. allies, leakers

Posted 5 months, 24 days ago.

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The National Security Agency, the controversial U.S. surveillance agency, has had a tough few weeks, as new allegations from leaked documents have angered more allies.