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Will Justice Roberts Join the Marriage-Equality Majority for All the Wrong Reasons?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

I offer a potential outcome on marriage equality when the Supreme Court takes it up this spring: Chief Justice John Roberts joins the majority and writes the decision himself.

U.S. Spy Court Will Soon Have A New Presiding Judge

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) - The secretive U.S. court that considers applications for electronic surveillance and physical searches of non-U.S. ...

Tea Party Roadmap to Winning Via Shutdown

Marcus Landsberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Marcus Landsberg

Why should the Tea Party cooperate with the rest of Congress, if cooperating means they lose 100% of the achievements they've made?

The Tea Party Has Already Won

Marcus Landsberg | Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics
Marcus Landsberg

What government department does the Tea Party want to be funded that is not currently being funded right now during the shutdown? I can't think of one.

Contempt for President Obama Is Behind the Shutdown

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The government shutdown is not driven by a Republican desire to overturn the Affordable Care Act. Nor is it about trying to reign in government spending. It is, at its core, the latest act in an effort by the far right of the Republican Party to delegitimize the presidency of Barack Obama.

Chief Justice John Roberts' 'Snippets' Dissent

Charles Francis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Francis

"Snippets" of legislative history are not a reason to "tar the political branches with the brush of bigotry," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in his dissent in Windsor, supporting the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Roberts could have risen above "snippets" to look at congressional history itself.

Obamacare: the Truths Behind the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Aaron Wang | Posted 08.28.2012 | Teen
Aaron Wang

We as citizens must accept that there are aspects of our lives for which we need a government. Healthcare is one of them.

Blagojevich's Second Trial Starts on "Spy Wednesday"

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.28.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Cameras aren't allowed in federal courtrooms. Even though the U.S. Constitution does guarantee all defendants in criminal trials the right to a public trial. If only a handful can get in, is it really a public trial?

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell: Counting On The Courts To Help GOP Overturn Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) outlined a second part of his strategy in repealing health care reform in a speech to the...