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A Big Finish for the Corporate Court

Doug Kendall | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Doug Kendall

Two things are absolutely clear about this Supreme Court term. One, it's once again been a very good term for the Chamber of Commerce. And, two, it's been an even better one for the business community writ large.

Supreme Court Wrong to Give Blessing on Public Prayer

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Steve Siebold

There are hundreds of thousands of churches, mosques, temples and synagogues representing millions of members. Therefore, the separation of church and state is crucial to the protection of free religious exercise.

Cory Booker's Single Status Should Not Be an Obstacle to His Political Career

Larry Atkins | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Larry Atkins

A major problem in Booker's future political career is cracking a glass ceiling. Not the ceiling of race, but the fact that he is a single male age 44 who has never married and doesn't have children.

Grading Obama's First Term for Women

Amy Siskind | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Amy Siskind

The goal of this article is to evaluate how women and women's issues have fared during President's Obama's first term. We'll examine the entire four years in order to gauge progress and unresolved shortcomings.

Is Constitution Day Unconstitutional?

Lyle Denniston | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
Lyle Denniston

The academic debate over what constitutes an "unconstitutional condition" very likely will continue, and Constitution Day perhaps could serve as a debating topic to mark the day.

Ed Whelan Compares Elena Kagan To Prostitute

Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ed Whelan, a conservative writer for National Review Online and president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is under fire for using a prostitute...

Elena Kagan's Supreme Court Nomination: How She Did It

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Solicitor General Elena Kagan would be the first person in 38 years to join the Supreme Court without first serving as a judge. She...

Clearing the Air on Swirling Mistruths About Kagan's Military Stance

Sen. John Kerry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. John Kerry

Misinformation, distortions and flat-out untruths about Elena Kagan's support of the military are growing predictably louder. Here are the facts.

Sam Stein

Elena Kagan 'Gay' Whisper Campaign Enrages Rights Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With reporting by Julian Hattem Leading gay rights group are accusing Republicans of trying to rile up their conservative base by launching a whispe...

Along Came "Jones": Why My Generation Isn't Saving the World

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

As long as I live, I'll never forget the night that Elena Kagan and I got drunk together. It was November 4, 1980, to be exact.

Elena Kagan's Inconsistency

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Sedaei

Among the criticisms of Elena Kagan is the one that during her time as the Dean of Harvard Law School, she refused to allow the military to join in on recruitment efforts on campus because of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

Newt Gingrich and Rand Paul Jump the Shark

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Here we go again. A prominent Republican likens President Obama to Adolf Hitler, and the Republican leadership remains embarrassingly, shockingly silent.

Break Up the Harvard/Yale Monopoly on the Supreme Court

Susie Hoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susie Hoeller

As part of the "advise and consent" power, the Senate could require that nominees be selected on a rotating basis from each of the twelve federal judicial circuits.

Will Obama's Choice of Elana Kagan Finally Wake Up Liberals?

Pascal Robert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pascal Robert

Many from the political left are disappointed with Barack Obama's recent Supreme Court pick to replace the retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. When are liberals going to finally wake up and realize who they've elected as President?

Sam Stein

Gibbs: 'I Have A Hard Time Understanding' The Kagan-Miers Analogy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is working to put an early end to the notion that the president's nominee for the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, resembles in an...

Elena Kagan Tapped For Supreme Court (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, declaring she would demonstrate the same ...

Harvard, Stanford's First Female Deans Vie For Obama Post

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first female deans of the Harvard and Stanford law schools are the top candidates to serve as Barack Obama's voice at the U.S. Supreme Court, acco...