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The preamble to the United States Constitution during a demonstration against the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling at the Lincoln Memorial.

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The preamble to the United States Constitution during a demonstration against the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling at the Lincoln Memorial.

Supreme Court Protest Draws Arrest

Written with Sue Decker Free speech has its limits, and that’s especially true at the Supreme Court. Noah Newkirk, a Los Angeles man, briefly disrupted oral arguments today with a protest directed at the court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling, which...

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Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. suffered the president's criticism for the court at the last State of the Union address in 2013, pictured here. Roberts joined fellow pro-Obamacare court votes at tonight's address. Photo by J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts greets President Barack Obama on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, prior to the president's State of the Union address. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. suffered the president's criticism for the court at the last State of the Union address in 2013, pictured here. Roberts joined fellow pro-Obamacare court votes at tonight's address. Photo by J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Obama’s Action Figures of Speech: Obamacare in Passing

In this “year of action,” President Barack Obama’s label for the agenda spelled out in his State of the Union address, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., who helped save the president’s 2010 health care law, joined the procession of justices...

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) arrives at a news conference to announce new legislation 'to blunt the worst effects' of the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) arrives at a news conference to announce new legislation 'to blunt the worst effects' of the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.

Citizens United Four Years Later, `Free Speech’ or `Legalized Bribery’

For all the fear of unfettered spending in politics unleashed by the landmark Citizens United ruling of the Supreme Court four years ago today, some say, the world hasn’t changed. Newt Gingrich is not president, for all the money Sheldon...

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Kathleen Turner and Rep. Marcia Fudge at Arena Stage.

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Kathleen Turner and Rep. Marcia Fudge at Arena Stage.

Kathleen Turner’s Company: Ginsburg, Congressional Theater-Lovers

Kathleen Turner and Rep.  Marcia Fudge made an unlikely pair last night at Arena Stage. The husky-voiced actress and the Ohio Democrat united for their mutual passion: Theater, and its role as an agent of change. They were honored at...

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Same-sex couples descended on county clerk offices around the state of Utah, including the Salt Lake County office, to request marriage licenses in this Dec. 22, 2013 file photo.

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Same-sex couples descended on county clerk offices around the state of Utah, including the Salt Lake County office, to request marriage licenses in this Dec. 22, 2013 file photo.

Holder: Utah Same-Sex Marriages ‘Lawful’

Federal marital benefits will be conferred on about 1,000 same-sex couples married in Utah before the unions were put on hold this week by the Supreme Court, the Justice Department announced today. In a video posted on the Justice Department’s...

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Television personalities Si Robertson, left, Willie Robertson and Phil Robertson from A&E Television Networks LLC's "Duck Dynasty."

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Television personalities Si Robertson, left, Willie Robertson and Phil Robertson from A&E Television Networks LLC's "Duck Dynasty."

Duck Dynasty’s Christmas ‘Culture War:’ Tests of Tolerance

Developments in the Duck Dynasty political correction have been moving so swiftly that we have been unable to keep up with it all. Thanks to Joel Achenbach, the esteemed expert on how things work, for explaining what the saga of...

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Kennedy Center Honorees Carlos Santana, Shirley MacLaine and Billy Joel attend a reception at the White House for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees on Dec. 8, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Kennedy Center Honorees Carlos Santana, Shirley MacLaine and Billy Joel attend a reception at the White House for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees on Dec. 8, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Obama’s Kennedy Center Awards: Snoop Dogg Meets Bill O’Reilly

When President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Fox’s Bill O’Reilly and rapper Snoop Dogg are in the house, this must be the Kennedy Center Honors, the annual salute to artists who have made extraordinary contributions to American culture. “Despite all...

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Mutual Funds Increasingly Support Corporate Disclosure of Donations

More mutual funds are voting in support of having corporations they’ve invested in reveal political donations to nonprofits and trade associations that do not have to disclose their contributors, according to a report out today. The Center for Political Accountability,...

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