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Franklin Roosevelt v. the Supreme Court.
Guest-hosting The Ed Show, Nation Washington Editor Christopher Hayes examines the GOP's farcical cross-examination of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
Citizens United and Bush v. Gore don't stand alone. A decade worth of Supreme Court decisions has tiled the electoral playing field toward the Republicans.
"Real America" is nothing more than a state of mind.
Obama's Supreme Court nominee should be "borked."
Lawrence Lessig and Glenn Greenwald debate their positions on Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court nomination.
Melissa Harris-Lacewell explains why Elena Kagan’s decision to deny military recruiters equal access to Harvard Law School was the right one.
Katrina vanden Heuvel describes Kagan as a careful choice, who needs to be pressed about her views on executive power.
As Obama seeks to bring empathy and real-world experience to the Supreme Court, he should consider nominating an openly gay advocate for gay rights.
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