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Video from Underage Children about Voting is Powerful
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Campaign Event Mistakes Piling Up for First Lady Michelle Obama
Campaign Event Mistakes Piling Up for First Lady Michelle Obama
Obama Says Equal Protection Should Allow Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide
Obama Says Equal Protection Should Allow Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide
Voters in Texas Must Follow Voter ID Law for November 4 Election
Voters in Texas Must Follow Voter ID Law for November 4 Election
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Eric Holder to Resign as U.S. Attorney General

Eric Holder to Resign as U.S. Attorney General   Summary: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that he will formally resign from the post on Thursday after becoming the first African American to hold it. News broke on Thursday that the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder Jr.,…>read more

No Comment September 25, 2014

Attorney Replaced in Republicans’ Lawsuit against Barack Obama

Attorney Replaced in Republicans’ Lawsuit against Barack Obama Summary: House Republicans have replaced David Rivkin of Baker & Hostetler with William Burck of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart to represent them in their lawsuit against President Obama. According to Politico.com, House Republicans have replaced the firm that was hired to…>read more

1 Comment September 22, 2014

Supreme Court May Hear Appeals of Voting Rights Laws

Supreme Court May Hear Appeals of Voting Rights Laws Summary: Several lawsuits have been filed in federal courts by states as a result of the Supreme Court’s ruling on voter restriction laws last year. USA Today reports that the highest court in the country may be set to hear…>read more

No Comment September 12, 2014

Virginia’s Former Governor and Wife Found Guilty of Corruption

Virginia’s Former Governor and Wife Found Guilty of Corruption Summary: Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were found guilty on Thursday of numerous corruption charges. They now face up to twenty years in prison. On Thursday, Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were…>read more

No Comment September 5, 2014

Obamacare May be Squashed by a Strict Reading of the Law

Obamacare May be Squashed by a Strict Reading of the Law   Summary: The legal theory called textualism offers some surprising obstacles for Obamacare that could balk its progress if not squashing it. Will the Affordable Care Act be finally squashed by a textually literalistic reading of the law? Certainly epic…>read more

No Comment September 3, 2014

President Obama Promises Action in Response to ISIS’ Beheading of Second American Journalist

President Obama Promises Action in Response to ISIS’ Beheading of Second American Journalist Summary: A second American journalist was beheaded in a video released on Tuesday by Islamic State militants. President Obama warns the group that appropriate action will be taken in response to their brutal actions. The Huffington Post reports that on…>read more

No Comment September 3, 2014

Voter ID Law in Texas Heads to Trial This Week

Voter ID Law in Texas Heads to Trial This Week Summary: The state of Texas is fighting to keep its voter ID law in-tact, which took effect in June of 2013, but a trial will begin this week to determine if it is legal or not.  A state law in Texas…>read more

No Comment September 2, 2014

Florida Lawsuit Filed Over Private School Vouchers

Florida Lawsuit Filed Over Private School Vouchers Summary: A lawsuit has been filed in Florida alleging that a state funded voucher program, which provides scholarships to private schools, is unconstitutional. Florida’s school voucher program has come under fire: on Thursday, the Florida teachers union, school boards association,…>read more

No Comment August 29, 2014

Corruption Trial of Former Governor and His Wife Enters Fifth Week

Corruption Trial of Former Governor and His Wife Enters Fifth Week Summary: Maureen McDonnell, former first lady of Virginia, testified today in the trial that accuses her and her husband, former governor Bob McDonnell, of receiving more than $177,000 in exchange for supporting a pharmaceutical company. Dailyprogress.com reports that the corruption…>read more

No Comment August 27, 2014

GWB Scandal in New Jersey Costing Taxpayers More Than $6 Million

GWB Scandal in New Jersey Costing Taxpayers More Than $6 Million Summary: The law firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has billed the state of New Jersey more than $6 million for its work on the George Washington Bridge scandal. Taxpayers in the state of New Jersey will be on the hook…>read more

No Comment August 18, 2014

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