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Jun 8

Week in Review: The Constitutional Convention



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It was 225 years ago that the Constitutional Convention started in earnest in Philadelphia. Our historical correspondent, Benjamin Brown, looks at the week that was in early June 1787.



Jun 7

Experts shed light on court’s health care decision



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Last night at the Constitution Center a panel of leading experts on President Obama’s health-care reform plan debated how the Court will rule on this landmark case.



Jun 7

Constitution Check: Can the Supreme Court be blamed for low voter turnout?



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Is the Citizens United case actually depressing voter turnout in elections? Lyle Denniston looks at the long-term trends behind low voter numbers and which part of the government can best address the issue.



Jun 6

Michelle Obama leads rally at National Constitution Center



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First Lady Michelle Obama led a rally of supporters at an event at the National Constitution Center on Wednesday in Philadelphia.



Jun 6

The clause that could kill the Health Care Act



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On Wednesday at the National Constitution Center, two top legal experts will debate the one issue that could stop President Obama’s Affordable Care Act in its tracks: the Commerce Clause.