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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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Click here for: Tuesday, September 16

● ISIS “war” has strong bipartisan support

● School cops have military arms

● Obama wages war on immigration law

● HHS knew was doomed

● Taxpayers on hook for $200 million fine

● How much is a billion?

Senate Republicans Block Paycheck Fairness Act

The vote was 52-40, not enough to get past a filibuster.

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 16, 2014

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The UN General Assembly gets underway, the E.U. Parliament votes on an association agreement with Ukraine, and new rankings of the world’s best universities.

House Attaches Syrian Rebel Training Amendment To CR

The amendment would allow training of the Syrian opposition, however stopped short on approving Obama’s request for $500 million in doing so

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – September 15, 2014

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An on-the-ground report from Iraqi and Syrian Kurdistan as military leaders weigh their options for pushing back the Islamic State.

Obama Library Finalists Announced


President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will ultimately make the final decision as to where the library will be located.