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Supreme Court Rejects Fee Dispute In Texas Redistricting Case

AP | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from lawyers for former Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and other...

Amanda Terkel

American Civilization Is Still Standing, Despite Predictions Of Marriage Equality Opponents | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, making many social conservatives' worst f...

Jacob Kerr

'Civil War' And 'Endless Trauma': What Opponents Predict Will Happen If Marriage Equality Is Legalized | Jacob Kerr | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled on marriage equality, read which of these predictions have come true. WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court will is...

Court Makes Workplace Ruling

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday decided to make it harder for Americans to sue businesses for retaliation and discriminat...

Court Passes On Major Decisions Again

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court did not make major rulings on voting rights, affirmative action or gay marriage Thursday. The court has two days left in June to ...

Supreme Court Rejects Army Officer's Appeal

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an Army officer's appeal of his conviction for killing an unarmed Iraqi prison detainee in 2008. T...

The Benefits of ACA and the Uncertainty That Its Mandate Is A Tax

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

Don't trust any politician that says Obama created the mandate as a tax; just pay attention to what ACA provides all of us.

What The Health Care Decision Means For You

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2012 | Money

(Repeats to additional subscribers) By Beth Pinsker Gladstone NEW YORK, June 28 (Reuters) - Now that the Supreme Court h...

Individual Mandate Upheld, Supreme Court Ruling Defers To Obama And Congress

The Huffington Post | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

Chief Justice John Roberts ultimately sided with the Supreme Court's four liberals in upholding the Affordable Care Act, in effect showing the deferen...

Major Insurers Plan To Keep Portions Of Obamacare, No Matter What

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

-- Some of the nation's biggest health insurers will keep some popular parts of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul even if the law fails t...

Supreme Court's CLS Decision Sucker-Punches First Amendment

Adam Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adam Goldstein

It seems that the Court views the First Amendment rights of citizens as inviolable, unless those citizens are students, in which case those rights can be diminished whenever there's a political agenda.

Student PIRGs In Naive, Pointless Effort to Thwart Corporate Persons

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Klein

A new video contest sponsored by Student PIRGs (Public Interest Research Groups) is seeking entries that "show Congress that corporate persons should ...

"Let's Franchise Democracy!" First Corporation Running for Congress Offers Franchise Opportunity

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Klein

It's not enough for corporations to have the right to buy direct authority over democracy. If we are to truly control politics to the utmost of our market-driven potential, we must own a monopoly.

Arthur Delaney

John Kerry: Amend The Constitution In Response To Citizens United Decision | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) wants to amend the Constitution to restrict the free speech rights of corporations after last week's landmark Supreme Court ...

Corporate Persons Get Shout-Out From President Obama

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Klein

In the wake of the Citizens United decision, the first "corporate person" to run for Congress, Murray Hill Inc., has announced its candidacy in Maryland's 8th Congressional District.