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May 21

Booker puts civility back in the spotlight



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Newark, N.J., mayor Cory Booker is in some political hot water after calling the prospect of negative campaign ads “nauseating,” including a controversial spot from the Obama campaign.



May 21

If Facebook hosted a constitutional convention



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Is Facebook bigger than the Constitution? In some ways, the social network already is, but it may not be big enough to host a constitutional convention.



May 20

The Constitution This Week: Filibusters, the defense bill, and church and state



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Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Filibusters, the defense bill, and church and state.



May 18

House passes ban on gay marriages at military bases



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A defense bill passed by the House on Friday, under the threat of a presidential veto, includes a ban on same-sex marriages at military bases.



May 18

The 12th Amendment and the demise of Americans Elect



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Americans Elect, the group promoting a centrist, third-party choice for president that would be nominated through an online convention, has officially called it quits.