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Podcast: The epic battle for the Civil Rights Act

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New York Times editor Clay Risen talks about his newest book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, in a National Constitution Center podcast with the Center’s Jeffrey Rosen.

Supreme Court denies appeal in gay discrimination case

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The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a New Mexico photography studio that lost a lawsuit after it refused services to a same-sex couple.

Unraveling part of a new Constitution convention riddle

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A House representative from California wants Congress to investigate claims that 34 states have asked for a second constitutional convention. But even verifying that those states have asked for such a meeting seems problematic.

John Roberts, Meet John Roberts

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In this commentary, Brianne Gorod from the Constitutional Accountability Center says the Supreme Court’s conservative justices were in a hurry to strike down important campaign finance laws.

House member makes argument for notable pay raise

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A House member is taking an unpopular stand, saying Congress should get a pay boost as the nation’s “board of directors.” Does Representative Jim Moran have a point, or does Congress get paid enough?