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Clinton: Nominating Obama For Supreme Court Is 'A Great Idea'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

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Obama's Best Week Ever? Pretty Much.

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

Talk about cleaning up! President Barack Obama batted the cycle this week, nabbing major victories on gay marriage and health care from the Supreme...

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...

Daniel Marans

Obama: Supreme Court Should Not Have Accepted Obamacare Challenge | Daniel Marans | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

On Monday, President Barack Obama said the Supreme Court should not have taken up the challenge to the Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell. "Thi...

Obama: Supreme Court 'About To Make A Shift' On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama predicted Tuesday that the Supreme Court is "about to make a shift" on same-sex marriage, a change he says he welcomes. "My...

Obama Disputes Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Retirement Analysis

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama, in aninterview with The New Yorker published on Monday, said he disagrees with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's con...

Obama Hints Of Making Supreme Court Appointments Before He Leaves Office

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama suggested he will appoint more than one additional Supreme Court justice before he leaves office. Speaking at a fundraiser f...

The Words of our Mouths

Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff

We're a unique civil society, not founded on any specific religion or faith, and public sensitivity to the beliefs and feelings of others is part of being...civil.

Obama Criticizes High Court's 'Mistake'

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

DAKAR, Senegal -- President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court "made a mistake" in its decision to throw out a crucial provision of the Voting Rights...

Not a Victory, Not a Loss, The Battle Rages

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

I am gay. And everyone wants me to be happy today, as I sit in my Long Beach, Calif., home. The Supreme Court has ruled on two "landmark" gay cases and victory is being claimed. Funny, I don't feel like I won anything.

Obama Reacts To Voting Rights Act

Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama reacted in a statement to the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday striking down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act: I am deeply...

Obama Administration Takes Case To High Court

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision that found the president's rec...

Defense Of Marriage Act Unconstitutional, Obama Administration Tells Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Anjali Sareen | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

The Obama administration on Friday urged the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense Of Marriage Act in a brief that calls the law unconstitutional b...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Huffington and Matalin Clash Over the New Obama

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgIn a week of big headlines and big anticipation of a second Inaugural -- only the 5th in 50 years -- Arianna and Mary are at odds over the President's new aggressive leadership style on guns and debt. Mary sees a swaggering demagogue while Arianna likes his trajectory.

Some Ideas to Limit the 'Supremacy' of the U.S. Supreme Court

Eric Black | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
Eric Black

As I wrap up the judiciary portion of my extended rant about the imperfections in our system, I thought I would list a few of the ideas that have either been suggested or even demonstrated around the world.

The Supreme Court's Early Years: When Censorship Was Constitutional?

Eric Black | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Eric Black

Article III of the Constitution assigns the Supreme Court original jurisdiction in a few small categories of cases (such as those involving ambassadors, for example).

Some Constitutional Myths About the Supreme Court

Eric Black | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Eric Black

Is the Supreme Court working the way we want it to? If not, what has changed? Is it fulfilling the role assigned to it by the Framers of the Constitution? Has it become too powerful, too political, too what?

How Obama Win Could Have President Making Deeper Mark On High Court

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

* Balance may be preserved or shift to the left * Oldest justices are 79, 76, 76 and 74 By Joan Biskupic ...

The Supreme Court: The Best Reason to Vote Against Mitt Romney

Lisa McElroy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lisa McElroy

Mitt Romney's intended use of the appointment power to make the court even more conservative is reason enough to vote against him for president.

The Romney Court

Adam Winkler | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Adam Winkler

The Supreme Court may be below the radar for most voters. But Republican leaders have not forgotten about Roberts and the high court. They are not about to let themselves be burned again.

Chance to Vote on Citizens United!? Yes, This November

Michael Keegan | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngWhatever the issues you most care about, this November's election will be a choice between two Supreme Courts. And the two alternatives could not be more different.

Romney Poses Greatest Danger to the Supreme Court

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The intense fire that Roberts drew from Romney and conservatives for casting the swing vote to uphold the ACA was a stern warning that justices are expected to tow a rigid, conservative line on the court.

Amanda Terkel

Obama Campaign Disagrees With Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although the Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a victory by upholding the Affordable Care Act, the Obama campaign made clear o...

Sam Stein

Romneycare Architect: Individual Mandate 'Very Similar' In Obama, Romney Bills | Sam Stein | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the few individuals who worked on health care reform under both Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama said on Friday that the co...

Jon Ward

Romney Caught Off Guard By Health Care Decision Pivots To Tax Attack | Jon Ward | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– A few weeks ago, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney said the approaching Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of President Bar...