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Romney’s new VP app may baffle some voters

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The Mitt Romney campaign will announce his vice presidential pick on a smartphone app – if you can find it on your phone. The Obama camp also rolled out a rival app at the same time.

Federal court fight continues over America’s first great Olympian

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It was 100 years ago this month that Jim Thorpe put America on the world’s sports map and made the Olympics a global phenomenon. But the fight over Thorpe’s body still lingers in a federal court.

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Would Rice make Romney stronger overseas?

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As GOP presumed nominee Mitt Romney tours overseas, talk continues about former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s potential effect on the presidential race.

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What will be the next constitutional amendment?

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As we head into a fall election season with a lot of public debate about heated issues, we look at five possible ones that could get the ultimate elective test: a vote on becoming a Constitutional amendment.

Constitution Check: Does denial of TV coverage of the Supreme Court violate the First Amendment?

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Lyle Denniston canvasses the history of the apparently unending debate—with constitutional overtones—about television broadcasting of Supreme Court proceedings. The statements at issue: “The First Amendment has nothing to do with whether we have to televise our proceedings.” – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, in a comment during an interview on the cable TV network C-SPAN,… [Continue Reading]