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Apr 8

Supreme Court denies appeal on direct campaign cash from corporations



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In a brief follow-up to last week’s historic McCutcheon campaign financing decision, the Supreme Court denied a case on Monday that could have opened the doors to direct cash contributions to candidates from corporations.



Apr 8

10 WPA posters that remain fascinating today



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The posters of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), iconic for their distinct style and direct messages, inspired Americans in the 1930s and ’40s—and 79 years later, their vintage charm appeals to a new generation of Americans.



Apr 7

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.



Apr 7

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.



Apr 7

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.