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Jul 23

At the Table: In a small Latvian town



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As part of our At The Table series, a student participant, Ruby Payette, discusses her experience in Lizums, a small village in the Latvian countryside.



Jul 20

Does Bachmann risk House censure with Abedin claims?



Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann has set off a firestorm with comments about Huma Abedin, a top State Department aide. But will her accusations force House colleagues to rebuke her publicly?



Jul 20

Historic poll trends give edge to Obama



Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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A review of presidential polling data back to 1948 shows that Barack Obama’s edge in the latest Gallup poll is a positive sign for his re-election chances.



Jul 20

Once reminded, most Americans are protective of first freedoms



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Americans once again don’t run up big positive numbers in an annual First Amendment Center survey when it comes to being able to name all five freedoms in the opening 45 words of the Bill of Rights.



Jul 19

Constitution Check: Do the Boy Scouts have a constitutional right to exclude gay boys and men?



Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at a controversial issue that is seemingly headed back to the Supreme Court: the legal rights of the Boy Scouts of America to exclude gays from membership.