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Survey: 16 predictions on the health care decision

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How will the Supreme Court rule on the Affordable Care Act? We’ve gathered 16 predictions from published articles, and the opinions are surprising and divisive.

Constitution Check: Could Richard Nixon have been tried successfully for a crime?

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Would President Richard Nixon have been convicted of a crime if he hadn’t resigned his office in 1974 and received a subsequent pardon? Lyle Denniston takes a new look at the constitutionality of prosecuting a president.

Constitution Check: Can the Supreme Court be blamed for low voter turnout?

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Is the Citizens United case actually depressing voter turnout in elections? Lyle Denniston looks at the long-term trends behind low voter numbers and which part of the government can best address the issue.

Michelle Obama leads rally at National Constitution Center

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First Lady Michelle Obama led a rally of supporters at an event at the National Constitution Center on Wednesday in Philadelphia.

Proposition 8 gay marriage case heads to Supreme Court

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Setting up an appeal to the Supreme Court on the volatile constitutional issue of same-sex marriage, the federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reconsider a decision that nullified California’s “Proposition 8.”