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Lincoln, Argo battle looks like a nasty political campaign

Posted 1 year, 1 month ago.

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The fight between two historic dramas fighting for an Oscar, the movies “Lincoln” and “Argo,” has taken on the character of a bitter political campaign, with supporters pointing out flaws and dropping big bucks on promotion.

Should Barack Obama or the next president get a raise?

Posted 1 year, 1 month ago.

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President Barack Obama’s salary pales in comparison to the average CEO. But does the president really need a raise? The historical data says “yes,” but the potential big payoff for newer presidents says “probably not.”

Constitution Check: Is today’s primary election system to blame for gridlock?

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Lyle Denniston looks at how the battle to win Congressional primary elections today may run counter to advice given by James Madison more than 200 year ago.

Constitution front and center with the new Congress

Posted 1 year, 2 months ago.

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National Constitution Center-Penn Law visiting scholar Mickey Edwards examines three major constitutional issues—the debt ceiling, defense policy, and privacy rights—that could define the new Congress and presidential term.

Update: Dogs, drama take bite out of Obama’s TV ratings

Posted 1 year, 2 months ago.

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The final TV viewership numbers are in for President Obama’s State of the Union speech, and the broadcast hit an historic low in one of two key ratings categories.