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Justices Roberts and Kennedy on Affordable Care Act
Audio: Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts announces constitutionality of Obamacare.
Sen. Grassley's Obama Tweets Draw Fire
Sen. Chuck Grassley’s tweets this weekend were more battle cry than bird song as he attacked President Obama twice in one day. On Saturday morning, the U.S. senator from Iowa accused Barack Obama of being more “stupid” than the American people. The exact tweet said,...
Roundtable: Women and Politics
George Will, Chrystia Freeland, David Chalian, Peggy Noonan, Michael Eric Dyson.
Eric Holder Completes 'Obamacare' Homework Assignment
Attorney General Eric Holder has submitted to a federal appeals court judge three pages of single-spaced legal talk explaining President Obama’s recent statements about the Supreme Court’s authority to overturn laws. Actually, Holder’s letter to Judge Jerry Smith is two-and-a-half pages, with about
Obama v. US Courts, Veepstakes Begin!, Rubio as Triple Threat, Dowd's Advice for Romney (PM Note)
In Re: The Case of Barack Obama v. U.S. Courts – “The idea of a judge, in a completely irrelevant way, ordering the attorney general to write an essay like an errant school boy has to write ‘I will not be late to class’ a...
24 Supreme Court Cases Every Presidential Candidate Should Know
When Texas Gov. Rick Perry referred to Justice Sonia Sotomayor as "Montemayor" and mistakenly referred to the eight members of the Supreme Court (there are nine), he was forgiven by some. But when he forgot the name of the landmark gay rights case decided while he was governor, eyes began to roll.
Many legal issues left out of hearings
For the first time in more than a quarter-century of Supreme Court confirmation hearings, no one asked the nominee about the court's principal test for disputes over the separation of church and state. No one asked about an enduringly controversial decision that allows government to regulate
Marbury v . Madison : Nail-Biting Drama?
Whoever thought that Marbury v. Madison could be a page turner? Landmark constitutional law, yes, but a nail-biting drama crafted in dimly lit hotel rooms in Washington? Filled with memorable players such as "Old Bacon Face" Justice Samuel Chase and...
How Far Will Tribunals Go?
After Heated Debate, Military Tribunals May Not Be So Harsh, Common After All