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Down-Ballot Blues: GOP Is Right to Fear Trump’s Impact

With the imminent nomination of Donald Trump as the GOP presidential candidate this year, some Republican bigwigs are sounding the red alert. They worry he could lose in a landslide and take down the GOP’s current 54 to 46 Senate majority along with him. 992 more words

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Sentence of the Day: Arlen Specter, the NFL and Citizens United

In ESPN’s boffo piece of journalism that exposes the rampant cheating of the New England Patriots, there is a telling anecdote from former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter about the power of The Shield. 80 more words

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The Seventh Amendment: Juries

On this episode of the podcast, we break down the Seventh Amendment and look at the pros and cons of the jury system, as well as reforms and alternatives, including the possibility of professional jurors, Summary Jury Trials, additional verdicts and plenty more. 45 more words