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After 226 years, a constitutional answer to a controversial question

Posted 8 months, 27 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks an interesting case possibly heading to the Supreme Court that may finally answer who in government decides whether the U.S. will recognize the legitimacy of another nation’s government.

Doorstep mail delivery doomed? Congress ponders Post Office cost cuts

Posted 8 months, 27 days ago.

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A measure in the House could alter how millions of Americans receive their mail, as Congress debates using its constitutional powers to help cut costs at the United States Postal Service yet again.

Polls show Americans still bugged by NSA surveillance revelations

Posted 8 months, 28 days ago.

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Three recent polls show that Americans have on-going concerns about government surveillance of their communications, and mixed feelings about trading privacy for security concerns.

Home-schooling saga is the other asylum case making headlines

Posted 8 months, 28 days ago.

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While much of the world is following Edward Snowden’s asylum case in Russia, another asylum case in Tennessee involving a home-schooling family is getting a lot of attention, too.

Constitution Check: Who wins the battle between federal and state courts over Detroit’s bankruptcy?

Posted 8 months, 29 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at which court system could ultimately decide Detroit’s financial future after its bankruptcy filing.