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2013-10

October 13, 2013
The Framers of the Fourteenth Amendment might not be surprised that members of Congress would play politics with the country’s fiscal integrity, but they would be surprised that they might be allowed to get away with it.
 
October 7, 2013

For decades, debates over the Constitution divided along familiar lines. Progressives professed faith in a "living Constitution," while conservatives claimed fidelity to originalism. In recent Terms, however, this dynamic has changed. The Court's progressive wing - led first by Justice John Paul Stevens and, since his retirement, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and aided by leading academics and practitioners - have begun to stake their own claim to the Constitution's text and history.

October 7, 2013

For decades, debates over the Constitution divided along familiar lines. Progressives professed faith in a "living Constitution," while conservatives claimed fidelity to originalism. In recent Terms, however, this dynamic has changed. The Court's progressive wing - led first by Justice John Paul Stevens and, since his retirement, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and aided by leading academics and practitioners - have begun to stake their own claim to the Constitution's text and history.

October 6, 2013

Most Americans think we need less money in politics, not more; less corruption and dependence on special interests, not more. Proposals by Senator Mitch McConnell and others to scrap limits on campaign contributions and allow politicians to solicit unlimited donations are wildly out of step with this common-sense view held by the people. They are also contrary to the wisdom of our Nation’s Founders.