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Jun 6

How 10 major media outlets reacted to Walker recall win



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The votes are counted in the Wisconsin recall election, and Scott Walker will remain as governor in a victory big enough to avoid a recount. So did 10 major media outlets react to Walker’s big win?



Jun 5

Proposition 8 gay marriage case heads to Supreme Court



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Setting up an appeal to the Supreme Court on the volatile constitutional issue of same-sex marriage, the federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reconsider a decision that nullified California’s “Proposition 8.”



Jun 5

Why Wisconsin recall could signal a Romney rally



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The outcome of Tuesday’s recall election for Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin could mark a decisive turning point in Mitt Romney’s quest to be president.



Jun 5

Constitution Check: When is making a campaign contribution a crime?



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Lyle Denniston looks at the outcome of the John Edwards case, and if the Constitution will tolerate the imaginative use of the criminal law to restrain political campaign donations.



Jun 4

Does something stink in Supreme Court sewer ruling?



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The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that 31 homeowners weren’t entitled to $8,000 sewer hookup refunds when their neighbors only paid $1,000 for the same service. The ruling in Armour v. Indianapolis was a little more complicated than that, but the financial imbalance angered Chief Justice John Roberts, who dissented in the 6-3 vote and… [Continue Reading]