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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 08.26.2013 | Gay 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sam Stein

What Now?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three years after Democrats began crafting health care reform, nearly 18 months after the president signed it into law, and eight months...

Barack Obama Must Endorse Mitt Romney

Larry Womack | Posted 08.28.2012 | Comedy
Larry Womack

I have concluded that reverse psychology is the president's best -- nay, only -- possible strategy going forward. Only with this tool can he harness the twin powers of Republican resentment and Democratic ambivalence in a single stroke.

Alex Becker

Conservative Reaction To SCOTUS Ruling Begins With Despair, Ends With A Strategic Pivot

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Becker | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Way back when the Supreme Court first entertained oral arguments in the case of National Federation of Independent Business et al. v. Sebellius, Secre...

The U.S. Supreme Court: Health Care, Immigration, Juvenile Justice and More

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.28.2012 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Today, in a long and complicated ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. This is an important victory for millions of uninsured people in our country and ultimately a triumph of the common good.

Sam Stein

Obama Believed Early Reports That Individual Mandate Had Been Declared Unconstitutional

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a brief period of time on Thursday morning, President Barack Obama was operating under the impression that a portion of his signatur...

Jason Linkins

Lawmakers Delete Tweets In Wake Of Confusing Coverage Of Health Care Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Twitter basically turned out be a terrific intoxicant to the news cycle today, with news of the Supreme Court's decision breaking in every possible di...