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Jay Carney reaffirms Obama's support for diverse classrooms after affirmative-action ruling

By Susan Crabtree | 04/22/14 04:09 PM

President Obama did not have an immediate and direct reaction to Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. Instead, White House press secretary Jay Carney reaffirmed the president's support for creating a diverse classroom...
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Supreme Court raises concerns over Ohio law that punishes campaign lies

By Sean Lengell | 04/22/14 06:24 PM

The Supreme Court appeared doubtful of the constitutionality of an Ohio law aimed at stopping false accusations made against political candidates during campaigns. During oral arguments Tuesday on a key free speech case, most justices seemed willing to allow anti-abortion group Susan B....
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Sen. John Boozman has emergency heart surgery

By Sean Lengell | 04/22/14 04:43 PM

Sen. John Boozman is recovering in an Arkansas hospital after undergoing emergency heart surgery Tuesday. The senator's condition isn't considered life threatening, his office said. "Doctors say he responded well to the surgery and are monitoring his recovery," Boozman spokesman Patrick...
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