U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was in Baltimore Monday to help unveil the new mission for a very old fireboat named after her dad.
- The Root
Until yesterday, it was hard to imagine how Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas could have made the Court’s term any worse. Thomas is considered the ideological godfather of an emboldened, far-right majority on the Court that in the past week alone weakened Miranda rights for people detained by cops, removed the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to actually protect the environment and obliterated the national right to an abortion for women. In that last instance, Thomas didn’t write the
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White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's dramatic testimony this week has provided not only a new account of the actions of then-President Donald Trump and chief of staff Mark Meadows before and on Jan. 6, 2021, but it's also raised questions about where the House select committee's investigation will go next, including concerning Trump's potential legal liability. In a nearly two-hour hearing Tuesday, Hutchinson painted a picture of Trump, who, after speaking at his "Save America" rally on the Ellipse, insisted on being taken to the Capitol as Congress met to certify electoral votes, demanding to join his supporters, she said, despite having been told some were armed with weapons.
In January, Justice Stephen Breyer announced he would be stepping down from his position on the U.S. Supreme Court when the current term ended June 30. That was Breyer's last day on the bench, as...
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Wisconsin's Supreme Court decided conservationists haves no legal standing to challenge a land swap between the DNR and Kohler Co.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Elizabeth Warren, and other progressives are pushing a common, poll-tested refrain: the Supreme Court faces a 'legitimacy crisis'
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee and other left-leaning groups say the message polls well nationally and in battleground states.
Steve Bannon asked for his contempt-of-Congress trial to be delayed because the Jan. 6 hearings are getting so much publicity
Bannon's lawyers said the January 6 committee was generating "prejudicial pretrial publicity" and that his trial should happen in October instead.
The rule was initially implemented to help travelers navigate delays in passport processing due to the pandemic.
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The Supreme Court has overturned precedent dozens of times, including striking down legal segregation and reversing Roe
A demonstrator outside the Supreme Court building expresses fear that other precedents will fall, too. AP Photo/Jose Luis MaganaIt is a central principle of law: Courts, including the Supreme Court, are supposed to follow earlier decisions – precedent – to resolve current disputes. But on rare occasions, Supreme Court justices conclude that one of the court’s past constitutional precedents has to go, so they overrule it. This is exactly what happened in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizati
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Ron DeSantis vows to appeal abortion ban ruling to state supreme court: will 'withstand all legal challenges'
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will appeal a court ruling blocking an abortion ban that is set to go into effect on Friday at midnight.
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Gov. John Carney questioned how McGuiness could stay in office – but he did not directly call for her resignation or removal from office.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell submitted a notification in late June that she would take senior status. The move would allow for Chad Meredith, a conservative attorney from Western Kentucky, to be nominated to take her spot.
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Discussion about codifying Roe v. Wade's protections has dominated conversation among abortion rights advocates. Here's the definition of 'codify.'
- Kansas City Star
‘We wish the state attorney general well in his ongoing effort to become the most popular Eric in the campaign for U.S. Senate,’ Lucas said.
A new petition has more than 700,000 signatures.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
Judges would be required to notify parents if their child seeks an abortion through the judicial system in most cases if the injunction is overturned.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Adding more justices to the Supreme Court, as progressives want, isn’t the solution. Term limits represent the best hope.
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Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema remains committed to upholding the Senate filibuster, a spokesperson said Friday, a day after President Joe Biden said he would support making an exception to codify abortion rights in federal law. "Senator Sinema's position on the filibuster has not changed," the spokesperson told ABC News. While West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin hasn't weighed in specifically after Biden's call, all signs are that he, too, remains opposed to such a carveout.
Out of more than 8,500 law enforcement officers who must meet the state’s new policing standards by Friday, at least seven will not be approved for recertification by the new Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission and could be barred from the profession in Massachusetts.
A woman in North Carolina who claimed her husband died by suicide is now being charged with his murder. Heather Hicks Auman, 37, was arrested Wednesday for the murder of her husband, Mishael James “MJ” Auman, 37, according to a statement from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to the couple’s Seagrove home on Saturday after receiving 911 calls reporting “an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound.” Responders found Mishael Auman clinging to life at the Ridge Road address, acco
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Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., led several House Republicans in demanding answers from the Biden administration about a grant program they say will "promote atheism worldwide."