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ABA’s civic literacy survey yields ‘troubling’ results

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John Roberts might need a better press agent. Less than half of the American public knows Roberts is chief justice of the United States, a position he has held since 2005. The 49 percent of the population in the know ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Right time, right place for Lee

About 100 years ago, this proud democracy decided it was time to let the voters vote for U.S. senators — before insiders tailored the field to their specifications. Until 1913, U.S. senators were chosen by state legislators, bosses and maybe ...

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