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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...

Obama Second Term Could Create Dramatic Change

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A second term for President Barack Obama would allow him to expand his replacement of Republican-appointed majorities with Democrat...

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...

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Graham To Kagan: It's 'Disturbing' You DIDN'T Have An Agenda... Roberts, Alito Did (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For weeks, Republicans have knocked Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan for being more of a partisan than a jurist, having spent portions of her career ...

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Klobuchar: I Won't Serve On Supreme Court, If I'm Asked

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), whose name has been floated for the upcoming Supreme Court vacancy, said on Tuesday that she would turn down an offer...

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Obama Hasn't Spoken With Justice Roberts Since SOTU: Gibbs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts have not spoken since the president called out the Supreme Court during his State of the Union address,...

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Gibbs Fires Back At Chief Justice Roberts Over Obama Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House fired back at Justice John Roberts Tuesday night, after the Supreme Court Chief told a crowd that he found it "very troubling" that Pr...

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Sotomayor: Champion Of The Oppressed, Outcasts And Nerds

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From her days as a student at Princeton to the weeks after she was contacted about a possibility of serving on the Supreme Court, Judge Sonia Sotomayo...

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Inside Obama's Court Vet: President Settled On Sotomayor Monday Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following a thorough vetting process that drew down the number of potential Supreme Court nominees to four, President Barack Obama ultimately settled ...

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"Where Policy Is Made": Sotomayor's Court Comment Explained

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ubiquitous conservative attack on Judge Sonia Sotomayor stems from a statement she made at a conference at Duke University Law School in 2005, in ...

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Sotomayor's Baseball Ruling: Conservatives Go To Bat

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was destined to come to this. The initial salvos in the Supreme Court confirmation battle for Sonia Sotomayor are being played out on fairly tradi...

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Sotomayor's Medical History Sparks Wider Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President Obama's Supreme Court choice expected within weeks, the vetting process for prospective candidates has grown more intense. Judicial rul...

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Steele: Perez Hilton Is Obama's Kind Of "Empathetic Judge"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Steele has made perhaps the most peculiar case yet against President Obama's criteria for choosing a Supreme Court nominee. It involves the qu...

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Obama Wants Supreme Court Nominee With Long-Term Impact: Gibbs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs stressed on Monday that while the president was not taking age into consideration when choosing his Supreme Court n...