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Religious right’s latest attack on working women’s privacy reaches Supreme Court

The latest religious-based challenge to contraceptive care has hit the Supreme Court.

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Not holding Supreme Court nomination hearings is “middle finger” politics

Yesterday, President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy left by Scalia.

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The main political issue of the year stems from Scalia's death

Within hours, the Senate Republicans formed a blockade: They would wait more than ten months for the next president to replace Scalia no matter who President Obama sent their way.

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Segregationists should be disqualified from the Supreme Court!

The vilest things are coming from the mouths of arch-segregationists, including the bunch that sits on the United States Supreme Court.

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Court blocks Texas voter IDs - maybe

A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a Texas voter ID law, as written, discriminates against blacks and Hispanics.

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Today in women's history: Sandra Day O'Connor is FWOTSC

First Woman On The Supreme Court was born on March 26, 1930.

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Justices could increase big-money hold on state courts

Most voters know little about judicial candidates. Money influences judicial campaigns far more than it does campaigns for Congress.

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Mayors back Obama’s executive action on immigration

"The president's executive action on immigration is a step forward for America. We need to support his efforts to address our broken immigration system."

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Union-led democracy initiative may tackle politicization of state courts

The union-led Democracy Initiative, founded and led by the Communications Workers, will tackle politicization of state courts, a senior strategist says.

 

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High Court to tackle cases affecting millions

It's the first Monday in October, and that means the U.S. Supreme Court comes back on the job, with cases that will affect millions of workers.

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