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Jeb Bush to become chairman of National Constitution Center

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The National Constitution Center announced today that Governor John Ellis “Jeb” Bush has been elected Chairman of the Center’s Board of Trustees.

Constitution Check: How much privacy do email messages have?

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Lyle Denniston explains the constitutional issues about the desire of law enforcement officers to read your email—and a recent Senate committee decision that may make that act tougher to do.

What’s the court doing with same-sex marriage cases?

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The Supreme Court has known since July that it was going to be confronted this term with a handful of cases on the issue of same-sex marriage. But, so far, no action. What’s the court doing with those cases?

Constitution Check: Is today’s federal government betraying the Founders?

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Lyle Denniston looks at recent thorny claims that today’s federal government is too powerful and not shaped by the ideals of the Founding Fathers.

Why the fiscal cliff is like getting a huge paycheck cut

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As rival lawmakers struggle to avoid the dreaded fiscal cliff in Washington, research shows that Americans will get a huge cut in their tax-home pay, if Congress can’t reach a deal on tax hikes and spending cuts.