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Will America's Poor Pay for Obama's Coal Plan?

Paul Alexander | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics
Paul Alexander

In an economic climate that's already challenging for the everyday consumer, a new problem looms: higher electricity costs, perhaps much higher. While it's often hard to pinpoint why a product or service increases in price, it's easy to identify the cause for this price hike: the Clean Power Plan.

Will the States Thwart Obama's Coal Plan?

Paul Alexander | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics
Paul Alexander

Obama has used his pen-and-phone strategy to deal with issues like immigration, gun control, and health care. The approach has often led to legal battles. The latest move to end up in court concerns regulations to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, what has been billed as the centerpiece of Obama's plan to combat climate change.

Paid by Coal Company, Laurence Tribe Argues Coal Is 'Bedrock' to Economy

Brad Johnson | Posted 02.08.2015 | Green
Brad Johnson

Laurence Tribe, the Harvard law professor who argued the losing side of Bush v. Gore, is now defending the coal industry against the Environmental Protection Agency's planned rules for greenhouse pollution from power plants.

Opposition to Robert Bork Was Not 'Shameful'

Asher Smith | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Asher Smith

Democrats opposing Bork's nomination would have seen their votes as not just a stand against a particular judicial nominee but as a vote against the social agenda of an administration they felt was attempting to turn the page on the progress of previous decades.

Mike Sacks

GOP Senators Push For Inside Info On Justice Elena Kagan

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans have written a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking him to cooperate with their inquiry into whether Justice...

Laura Gottesdiener

Arizona Birther Bill Is Unconstitutional, Legal Scholars Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

2012 presidential candidates could have one more challenge to getting their name on the ballot: proving to Arizona’s secretary of state that they ar...

Obama's Law Professor Says DOMA Unconstitutional

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

A campaign is underway to encourage the Department of Justice to refuse to defend the Defense of Marriage Act.