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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at the American Enterprise Institute on October 2, 201,2 in Washington, D.C.

Justice Scalia's death could change America

By Erwin Chemerinsky
The justice's death could have outsize impact on controversial cases before court on abortion, union, affirmative action and be a huge issue in presidental race.
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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia listens as US President George W. Bush speaks at the the Federalist Society's 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner at Union Station in Washington, DC 15 November 2007. AFP PHOTO/SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Scalia: How he transformed court

By Richard Lazarus
Justice Antonin Scalia's influence was far more profound and transformative than the many significant individual rulings he authored, writes Richard Lazarus.
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Campaign buttons for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, January 31.

Who's got the lamest campaign slogan?

By John McWhorter
The campaign slogans of Mike Huckabee, George Pataki, and Lincoln Chafee, deserve the obscurity their candidacies ultimately received, says John McWhorter
MIDLAND, TX - JANUARY 20: A pumpjack   sits on the outskirts of town at dawn in the Permian Basin oil field on January 21, 2016 in the oil town of Midland, Texas. Despite recent drops in the price of oil, many residents of Andrews, and similar towns across the Permian, are trying to take the long view and stay optimistic. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 540 points on Wednesday after crude oil plummeted another 7% and crashed below $27 a barrel.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Why oil price plunge is hurting

By Eric Smith
Tumbling crude oil prices are creating alarm as they press down on the world's economic throat. But what can be done? And shouldn't we all be welcoming lower oil prices anyway?

Can Alicia Keys win Paul Ryan's heart?

By Van Jones
In a sultry Valentine's Day video, the singer urges the House Speaker to show "love" by scheduling a vote on justice reform, says Van Jones.
MILWAUKEE, WI - FEBRUARY 11:  Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders (L) and Hillary Clinton participate in the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on February 11, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.The debate is the final debate before the Nevada caucuses scheduled for February 20.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Debate a reminder of Clinton's weaknesses

By Buck Sexton
Thursday's debate underscored that despite her obvious flaws as a candidate, Clinton is still the presumptive nominee for the Democrats, says Buck Sexton.

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