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Behind the Numbers: June 22, 2008 - June 28, 2008

SCOTUS: DC Gun Law

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today overturned a 32-year-old District of Columbia law limiting private gun ownership, for the first time expressly extending the Constitution's Second Amendment to private citizens. That ruling is also a split decision with respect to where the public stands on these issues....

By Jon Cohen  |  June 26, 2008; 10:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
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Heating Up on Energy

As the debate over energy and environmentalism between John McCain and Barack Obama gets hotter than a D.C. afternoon in August, recent polling on the issue shows the public broadly prefers Obama to handle related issues, but both have proposed policies that appear to garner widespread support. In the latest...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  June 24, 2008; 6:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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