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Obama: SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling Is 'A Victory For America'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide, calling it a "victory for America." "Our nation w...

Junior Varsity Politics: SCOTUS Finalizes NLRB v. Noel Canning

Victor Williams | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

Justice Stephen Breyer warned of the danger when Supreme Court Justices are perceived as "junior-varsity politicians" on May 20, 2014. President Franklin D. Roosevelt -- almost exactly 79 years earlier -- blasted the Court for playing such politics after it repeatedly crushed needed New Deal reform programs.

Sam Stein

Senator Leahy: I Want To Help Obama With 3-4 More SCOTUS Picks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), in perhaps the least-discussed Senate race in the country, offered a strong hint as to why he's running for a seventh term ...

Sam Stein

Obama's SCOTUS Pick Likely To Come Next Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs caused a stir on Monday when he told reporters that he could not rule out the president announcing his pick f...

Sam Stein

Diane Wood, Supreme Court Contender, Interviewed By Obama And Joe Biden

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama and Vice President Biden both met separately today with potential Supreme Court pick Diane Wood, a source with knowledge of the conver...

Sam Stein

Day After Accusing Obama Of Race-Baiting, RNC Asks 'Why No Blacks' On Supreme Court Shortlist?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day after it accused DNC Chairman Tim Kaine of playing the "race card" from the bottom of the deck, the Republican National Committee is blasting ...

Obama Wants A Supreme Court Nominee Who Supports Women's Rights

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, treading carefully in the explosive arena of abortion and the Supreme Court, said Wednesday he will choose ...

Sam Stein

Obama: No 'Litmus Test' On SCOTUS Nominee, Name Coming Soon

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama said on Wednesday that he has no "litmus test" when it comes to choosing a Supreme Court nominee -- a choice that he said is likely to...

Bay Buchanan: Obama 'Has Dummied Down The Supreme Court'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative commentator Bay Buchanan said on "Larry King Live" on Monday that Obama's choice of Sonia Sotomayor to fill a Supreme Court vacancy last ...

Sam Stein

Axelrod: Obama's SCOTUS Smack Down Was 'Totally Appropriate' (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is not backing down from the president's criticism of the Supreme Court during the State of the Union address this past week....