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1 hr ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

Community Voices | Citizens chained and united - Let's pass HF 276 the 'We the People' Act

The " We the People " Act HF 276 / SF 17 has passed Minnesota's Civil Law Committee and needs everyone's help as it faces an imminent make or break close vote in the full State House.

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5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

George Will: Understanding our divisions

In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is "basically about" one word - "democracy" - that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independence.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MassLive.com

Candidates viewpoint: Campaign financing reform can begin at the...

Our national elections have become flooded with money. In 2012, the first presidential election after the Citizen's United ruling, we spent $6.2 billion to elect our federal elected officials.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Scott Brown, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Free Republic

Progressives Don't Grasp the Constitution

In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is 'basically about' one word - 'democracy' - that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independence.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

World Magazine

Cracking codes

The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court are chewing on a patent lawsuit that could have big implications for the software industry.

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Wenatchee World

Understanding our divisions

In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is "basically about" one word - "democracy" - that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independence.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Kansas City Star

U.S. founding documents root of political divide

After much anticipation, work will start next month on the extensive Johnson County Gateway Project, a complete overhaul of the Kansas 10, Interstate 35 and I-435 interchange that will last until the end of 2016.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Host Annual Mock Trial at Sidney Harman Hall, 5/19

The Shakespeare Theatre Company , recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents its Annual Dinner and Mock Trial at Sidney Harman Hall on Monday, May 19, 2014.

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Lawsites

We Test WordRake's Beta Version 2.0 on 'McCutcheon'

When WordRake , the editing program for lawyers, was first released in 2012, I put it to the test against two of the most eloquent writers on the Supreme Court, Justices Antonin Scalia and Elena Kagan.

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Detroit News

The Constitution, democracy and understanding our divisions

In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is 'basically about' one word - 'democracy' - that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independence.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: The right to buy an election

If you believe money is speech, corporations are people, and the wealthiest 1 percent are a persecuted minority, then you will love the recent Supreme Court decision on campaign finance and where it is pointing our political process.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sun Journal

Editorial: A government not worth influencing

In eliminating yet another federal limit on campaign contributions, the U.S. Supreme Court on April 2 reaffirmed the principle that money is political speech and, therefore, protected under the First Amendment.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Guest Column: Roberts Court undermining promise of democracy

This Supreme Court is badly out of touch with the Constitution and political reality.

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The Star Press

Larry Riley: Fizzling campaign finance reform not the total problem

A lot of people from ordinary citizens to political pundits -- if that's any sort of spectral range -- are apoplectic at the U.S. Supreme Court's latest interpretation of the constitutional right of using money for purposes of free expression.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Indiana, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Arkansas Times

The coming political fallout on gay marriage

We're fast approaching a national decision on gay marriage from the Supreme Court, speculates Paul Waldman in the Washington Post : In recent months, one court after another - in Virginia, Oklahoma, Texas, Michigan, Tennessee, Ohio, and Kentucky - has either ruled a state ban illegal or said the state must recognize legal marriages performed in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Oklahoma

OregonLive.com

Campaign finance decision is a blow for democracy: Guest opinion

Recently, the Supreme Court invalidated yet another campaign finance regulation that sought to curb the toxic influence of big money over our politics.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

A government not worth influencing

In eliminating yet another federal limit on campaign contributions, the U.S. Supreme Court on April 2 reaffirmed the principle that money is political speech and, therefore, protected under the First Amendment.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

JD Supra

Between Scylla And Charybdis: Future Of Software Patents Lies In Supreme Court Balance

The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank , a case in which the outcome may have a dramatic effect on the future and direction of software patents.

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Lowell Sun

SJC's McCutcheon decision is another blow to democracy

The Roberts court, in its 5-4 McCutcheon v. FEC decision last week, continued its drive to give Americans a government of, by and for big money.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

InsiderOnline

Policy Studies

California-based comedian Adam Carolla is one of a handful of highly visible podcasters being sued by a company called Personal Audio.

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