Suevon Lee, ProPublica | Oct. 26, 2012, 10:48 a.m. The Supreme Court has remained a largely unspoken topic on the campaign trail u2014 even though the Court plays a critical function in Americans’ lives. (This past June’s Affordable Care Act ruling, anyone?) The next president could very well appoint one or two new justices. And [...]
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