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APR 29, 2016 - New York Times

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Justices Leave Texas Voter ID Law Intact, With a Warning

The Supreme Court said it might intercede if a federal appeals court in New Orleans did not act promptly on a challenge to the law.

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APR 29, 2016 - Real Clear Politics

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A Supreme Court Challenge for Democrats

Theodore Olson, Wall Street JournalThe relentless partisan warfare over Supreme Court appointments, including the latest manifestation involving Judge Merrick Garland, is disheartening, damaging to the court and corrosive to civil discourse. The Supreme Court renders 70 to 80 decisions every year, 20% to 30% of them highly controversial. Public acceptance of contentious outcomes, even from those who strongly disagree, is ...

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APR 28, 2016 - American Prospect

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Fighting Over Secret Money

(Photo: AP/Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Democracy Spring protesters on Capitol Hill on April 13 demonstrate against big money in politics. The biggest problem with the campaign-finance system is also the hardest to correct: the escalating millions spent on politics behind a veil of secrecy. On its face, this should be an easy problem to fix. Why not simply require donor ...

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APR 28, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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UK expats lose legal battle for EU referendum vote

A British World War II veteran living in Italy on Thursday lost his legal challenge against a rule barring long-term expatriates from voting in Britain's European Union referendum. High Court judge David Lloyd Jones rejected claims by Harry Shindler, 94, and his co-claimant, Belgium resident Jacquelyn MacLennan, that the rule restricted their rights to freedom of movement under European law. ...

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APR 27, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle

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The Latest: Cruz shoots an airball at 'basketball ring'

During a rally Tuesday night at a gym where "Hoosiers" was filmed, Cruz attempted to recreate a famous scene by having an aide measure the height of the basket. In the movie, Gene Hackman has a player measure the height of the basket to show that there's no difference between the court his small-town team was used to playing on ...

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