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Analysis Of The Last Supreme Court Decisions Of The Term

Analysis of the Supreme Court's last decisions of the term and the impact of a vacant seat on the bench.

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Supreme Court Overturns Conviction Of Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday in favor of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who was found guilty in 2014 of accepting gifts from a wealthy businessman in exchange for political favors.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Restrictions In Texas

The justices ruled 5-3 that a Texas law setting requirements for clinics that provide abortions — a law that was expected to cause many clinics to close — was unconstitutional.
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The Fallout From The Brexit Vote

The world reacts to Brexit: European Union leaders plan for Great Britain's departure and investors brace for more uncertainty, as the U.S. considers economic and strategic implications.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren: From Professor To Pugilist

Elizabeth Warren is a rock star in Democratic politics, and there are reports she's being vetted as a possible Clinton running mate. Yet just a few years ago, she was, in Washington terms, a nobody.
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Politics In The News: 'Brexit' Reverberates Throughout U.S.

Linda Wertheimer examines the impact of the U.K. voting to leave the EU on the U.S. presidential race with commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts, and Ben Domenech, co-founder of The Federalist.
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'Brexit' Songs: Here Are Your Picks

Yesterday we asked for your picks for the songs that represent the feeling in the U.K. right now. Here are some of your suggestions.
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'Brexit' Repercussions Continue In U.K. Politics

Several leading members of Britain's Labor Party have resigned and Scottish leaders are considering pulling out of the U.K. Journalist David Torrance has the latest on the 'Brexit' vote fallout.
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The View From The Northeast Corridor: Deep Divisions Ahead Of 2016 Election

Despite a history of Democratic electoral solidarity, a trip through the Northeast finds Republicans hoping to make inroads in November and Democrats pushing for the voting power of immigrants.
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As Trump Defies Expectations Of Faith, Might We Be Entering A New Era?

Voters have long demanded that their presidential candidates demonstrate outward signs of religious faith. So far in 2016, that may be changing — though some evangelicals are uneasy at the prospect.

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