30 Issues: The Tenth Amendment

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: The division of power between state and federal government. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

 

Open Prep: Questions, Articles, and Links to Get You Started:

Key Questions:

  • Why does the Tea Party want to weaken Washington?
  • Which matters should be legislated by the states?
  • What are your key questions on this topic? Post them below and get the conversation going!

    Guest:

    Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer for The New Yorker and CNN legal analyst, talks about the 10th amendment struggles in the court and his new book, The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court

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