Michael Brendan Dougherty

the National Review

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How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?

A birthday check-up

How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?

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The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

Press Play Special: Justice Kennedy’s retirement

The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

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John Bolton- a hawk's hawk- becomes Trump's National Security Advisor.

Enter House of Bolton

John Bolton- a hawk's hawk- becomes Trump's National Security Advisor.

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Author and University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern traces the origins of America's burgeoning white nationalist movement.

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The Trump administration tried to bury a report showing that it's water use plans for California would decimate a unique species of salmon.

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President Trump says negative economic forecasts are fake news, but he’s also making nervous calls to his friends in the business world to ask if they’re true.

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