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Campaign Finance Reform Fails In Senate

In an effort to combat the Supreme Court’s ruling over Citizens United, Democrats hoped to add an amendment to the Constitution

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Lawmakers Rally Against Citizens United On Eve Of Vote


Lawmakers will vote on an amendment to limit political donations.

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Poll: Americans Split Over Supreme Court Following Hobby Lobby Ruling

47 percent said that they approve of how the Court is handling its job while 46 percent said that they disapprove.

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WATCH: Hobby Lobby Ruling Draws Demonstrators

Monday’s high-profile ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby drew activists from both sides of the aisle.

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High Court Sides With Hobby Lobby In Contraceptive Case

Alito stressed that the ruling does not apply a sweeping blanket of policy across all businesses.

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Supreme Court To Law Enforcement: ‘Get A Warrant’ To Search Cellphones

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“Our answer to the question of what police must do before reaching a cell phone seized incident to an arrest is accordingly simple — get a warrant,” Roberts said.

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Supreme Court Upholds Majority Of EPA Regulatory Authority

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Scalia said that the EPA “is getting almost everything it wanted in this case.”

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Supreme Court: ‘Straw’ Purchases Of Guns Illegal

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Bruce Abramski, the plaintiff, contended that the law itself did not apply to him because he was simply transferring the ownership to a family member.

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Supreme Court Declines To Weigh In On Journalist Protections

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The high court’s lack of interest to intervene in the case leaves only two options — Risen can either testify and reveal his sources, or he could potentially be thrown in jail for contempt of court for his refusal to testify.

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Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

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In a 6-2 ruling the Supreme Court left in place Michigan’s constitutional amendment banning affirmative action

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 1, 2014

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Protests and pageantry for Chinese National Day in Hong Kong, Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Obama and the White House fence jumper appears in court.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – September 30, 2014

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The latest on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Secret Service Chief Grilled Over Security Lapses

Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee say there’s a question of leadership within the Secret Service.

White House: Obama Still Has Confidence In Secret Service

“When you are dealing with a chaotic situation … conflicting facts can merge,” Earnest said in response to new revelations about the fence jumper.

Violinist Joshua Bell Plays In Union Station

Bell played an unannounced show in the D.C. metro seven years ago as part of a social experiment.

FCC Votes To End Blackout Restrictions In Sports Broadcasts

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The NFL was openly defiant of the ruling, saying that it wouldn’t affect their policies going forward.