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Playing Politics With the Supreme Court Over Obamacare

Elizabeth B. Wydra | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth B. Wydra

Michael Carvin, the lead attorney in this round of attacks on the ACA, apparently expects the Supreme Court to play along with him. But he might have trouble convincing the justices to join his game.

Jennifer Bendery

AGs Reject Chuck Grassley Effort To Shrink D.C. Circuit Court | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A dozen state attorneys general are urging the Senate to reject an effort by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to strip the D.C. Circuit Cour...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Democrats Eye Filibuster Reform As GOP Blocks Another Obama Nominee | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans filibustered President Barack Obama's third and final nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Mo...

Jennifer Bendery

Patricia Millett, Key Obama Judicial Nominee, Clears Senate Judiciary Committee | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama was handed a win Thursday when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Patricia Millett to serve on the U...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Wrongly Accuse Obama Of Court-Packing -- Again | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It may not be factually accurate, but some Republican senators just can't resist accusing President Barack Obama of "court-packing" as h...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Republicans Divided On Moving Obama's Judicial Nominees | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been signaling he may pick a fight on filibuster reform this summer, and a major litmus t...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Blames Dems For 'Culture Of Intimidation' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans have come up with lots of reasons for not wanting to advance President Barack Obama's nominees to the powerful U.S. C...