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Why Wisconsin recall could signal a Romney rally

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The outcome of Tuesday’s recall election for Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin could mark a decisive turning point in Mitt Romney’s quest to be president.

Constitution Check: When is making a campaign contribution a crime?

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Lyle Denniston looks at the outcome of the John Edwards case, and if the Constitution will tolerate the imaginative use of the criminal law to restrain political campaign donations.

Does something stink in Supreme Court sewer ruling?

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The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that 31 homeowners weren’t entitled to $8,000 sewer hookup refunds when their neighbors only paid $1,000 for the same service. The ruling in Armour v. Indianapolis was a little more complicated than that, but the financial imbalance angered Chief Justice John Roberts, who dissented in the 6-3 vote and… [Continue Reading]

Report: Romney mulls vice presidential surprise

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Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential candidate, is reportedly mulling over a surprising move as he names a vice presidential running mate. But don’t expect a repeat of the Sarah Palin move in 2008.

Reality TV star wants polygamy in front of federal court

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What does polygamy have to do with Thursday’s circuit court decision on same-sex marriage? One lawyer says there is polygamy connection to DOMA, and a reality TV star wants the multiple-marriage issue before the federal court system.