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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Donald Trump Attacks Leave Democrats Struggling
Democrats on Capitol Hill grappled today with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’s unprecedented criticism of Donald Trump , as some even suggested that the progressive jurist should step aside if a Trump-related case were to come before the court. In a series of interviews, the liberal
What Congress Did and Didn't Do So Far This Year
Congress is out for a seven-week recess with several major accomplishments _ and plenty of unfinished business
Ginsburg Apologizes for "Ill-Advised" Criticism of Trump
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologizes for publicly criticizing Donald Trump, conceding her remarks were 'ill advised'
Supreme Court Ties on Immigration, Blocking Obama Plan
The Supreme Court today blocked an Obama administration policy that would have offered more than 4 million undocumented immigrants a chance to remain in the country without fear of deportation, dealing a significant blow to the president. The justices were deadlocked on the issue 4-4, which means
President Obama Reacts to Supreme Court Decision on Immigration
The president says the court's ruling is "heartbreaking" for immigrants who want to fully contribute to America "in an open way."
Obama Calls Supreme Court Immigration Decision 'Heartbreaking'
President Barack Obama said today that the Supreme Court 's "heartbreaking" decision to block his immigration executive action "takes us further from the country that we aspire to be." The court's 4-4 deadlock lets stand a lower court's injunction against an Obama administration program that would
Vice President Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren Tear Into Trump
Sen. Elizabeth Warren launched into her latest attack on Donald Trump Thursday night -- specifically over his comments about the judge overseeing two fraud cases against Trump University =- calling the presumptive GOP presidential nominee a "loud, nasty, thin-skinned fraud," in remarks at the
Senator Reacts to Merrick Garland Meeting Before It Happens
It doesn’t seem that unusual: Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch wrote an op-ed, posted on a local newspaper’s website Thursday morning, about his meeting with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland . Except for the fact that the two hadn’t met yet. Hatch, a Republican on the Judiciary Committee whose opposition
How Former Justice Scalia's Empty Supreme Court Seat Is Impacting Major Decisions
The vacancy on the Supreme Court has led to countless hours of wasted energy and potentially thousands of dollars in legal fees, according to one legal scholar. The late Justice Antonin Scalia 's spot has yet to be filled since his death on Feb. 13. With only eight justices on the bench, cases may