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Source: Fox News

Antonin Scalia's son says expanding Supreme Court is 'maybe an argument worth taking seriously'

Thursday 23:39 GMT

Christopher Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, told Fox News Wednesday that the idea of increasing the number of justices on the high court is "maybe an argument worth taking seriously," but added that some proposals by Democratic candidates were "just unconstitutional." Scalia took particular issue with an idea advanced by South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg in which the Supreme Court would have 15 members, five of whom would "only be seated by unanimous agreement of the other 10," as Buttigieg told "Fox News Sunday."

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Source: The Week

Debunking the most common defenses of the Electoral College

Friday 09:54 GMT

The sometimes-hot, sometimes-cold argument about the Electoral College is hot again thanks to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the Democratic presidential candidate who seems intent on subduing her rivals with the sheer quantity of her policy proposals.

That leads to what is probably the most powerful argument Electoral College defenders are making:. Here's a challenge to those of you who want to eliminate the Electoral College for 2020: Show me *any* legal, legislative, or Constitutional path.


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