Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks to members of the media following a closed Constitutional Seminar featuring Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Antonin Scalia on Monday. Bachmann will give the Tea Party response to Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Justice Scalia Speaks To Tea Party Caucus, Democrats

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In the first year of John F. Kennedy's administration, cellist Pablo Casals famously performed "The Song of the Birds," a traditional Spanish folk melody that had long been his signature. He told Kennedy it symbolized his hopes for freedom and peace in the world. Cecil Stoughton/John F. Kennedy Presidential Library hide caption

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At Kennedy Center, An Arts Legacy Alive At 50

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Court Rules Fired Fiance Can Claim Retaliation

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High Court Upholds NASA's Broad Background Checks

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Supreme Court Weighs Military Contract Dispute

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Supreme Court Tackles Warrantless Entry Case

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The newest member of the Supreme Court, Justice Elena Kagan, participates in the court's official photo session on Oct. 8. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Robe Seems To Suit New Justice Kagan

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer stands outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Wednesday. She defended the state's immigration law, declaring that Arizona had acted to deal with "a crisis" on its borders. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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High Court Weighs 2007 Arizona Immigration Law

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High Court Case Tests Ariz. Law Targeting Employers

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Supreme Court Weighs Limits On Retaliation Ban

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Ted Olson, who served as President George W. Bush's solicitor general, is now one of the lead lawyers trying to overturn California's Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage. Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Ted Olson, Gay Marriage's Unlikely Legal Warrior

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The gymnasium at San Quentin State Prison, shown in this June 14, 2007, photo, was filled with nearly 400 double-bunked inmates because of crowded conditions. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Weighs Calif. Prison Overcrowding

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