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Kagan Celebrates Ruth Bader Ginsburg

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "has done as much as anyone in the last 40 years" to make the country more just and e...

Musings on Windsor and Perry and a Better Day for America

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Trans people are often married when they transition, so these rulings add comfort to knowing that the complicated politics of gendered identity will have less impact on their relationships, particularly when they dissolve or inheritance issues arise.

Can You Oppose Gay Marriage and Not Be Anti-Gay?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

Whatever the outcome of this week's historic Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage, one thing has become crystal clear: there is no longer, if there ever was, a rational argument to ban it. Are there any grounds for holding that position beyond simple prejudice?

Scalia's Unusual Hunting Partner Reveals Herself

AP | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia are ideological opposites, yet they share a pastime. They like to hunt toget...

The Full Gingrich

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

Newt Gingrich's schtick is Scorched Earth meets Straw Man. He not only incinerates the hypothetical Straw Man -- he also verbally salts the soil where the Straw Man's make-believe family lives after razing their made-up home.

Kagan Confirmation Expected Today

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan Thursday as the Supreme Court's 112th justice and the fourth woman in its history, granting a life...

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

Elena Kagan Emerging As Supreme Court Front-Runner

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elena Kagan, President Obama's solicitor general, is rapidly emerging as a frontrunner to replace retiring Chief Associate Justice John Paul Stevens. ...

Sam Stein

Elena Kagan Nomination: RNC Pushes Health Care Repeal As Top Question (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party and allied conservative voices unveiled various issues on which they will challenge and attempt to derail Elena Kagan's nominatio...

Pat Leahy: GOP Would Question 'Moses the Law Giver' If Obama Nominated Him For Supreme Court

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP/Huffington Post) -- Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court has brought immediate cheers from some Senate Democrats, while Republicans say s...