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Apr 7

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.



Apr 4

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?



Apr 4

The day that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. died



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It was 46 years ago today that civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis. The world has changed greatly since 1968, but King’s message survives intact.



Apr 4

An early President’s great leap of faith



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On April 4, 1841, newly inaugurated President William Henry Harrison died just 30 days after taking the office. What happened next was a constitutional crisis that ended with a bold move taken by a President generally considered one of the worst in history.



Apr 3

McCutcheon: Should the rich speak louder?



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National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen looks at the arguments made by two powerful voices about the First Amendment, its role in campaign financing, and the constitutional requirement to make government more responsive to all of the people.