“Every time I get up, I know exactly when my expiration date expires and that is every two years for my DACA status,” said Edwin Torres, the former Latinx outreach director for Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s presidential campaign and a beneficiary of the DACA program.
The title, “Supreme Revenge,” could have been “McConnell’s Revenge.”
That time that three Supreme Court justices voted against the president that appointed them.
Poll results have been called “crack cocaine for political junkies.” The point is not that it gets you high. The point is that it gives you the momentary feeling that you can see the future of the political season. Then that feeling blows over and you need another hit.
The Supreme Court has become, to some degree, a nine-member unelected super-legislature serving life terms whose policy preferences on many matters carry more weight than those of the actual elected legislators in Congress.
Pundits and other political figures turned to the two-term senator as a bright spot in a day otherwise defined by pain, anger and concerns over a deteriorating civic process.
Supreme Court justices wield huge power for unelected officials in a democracy. And, nowadays, a great priority is put on appointing young ones who will serve for decades beyond any political accountability.
Justices had a lot of questions for both sides, especially about the separation of powers under the state Constitution.
The Senator Next Door is also the political press’ favorite Senator Next In Line.
A ruling against the government would mean millions lose health insurance subsidies and give Republicans, led by Rep. John Kline, the best leverage they’ve had in years to make changes to the Affordable Care Act.
WASHINGTON — Republicans used Wednesday’s Supreme Court hearing on the ACA to hint at their replacement plan. Details are scarce and passage unlikely.
Gallup finds that Americans’ confidence in all three branches of the US government has fallen, reaching record lows for the Supreme Court and Congress, and a six-year low for the presidency.
A jury decided that Air Wisconsin was reckless in telling the TSA that one of its pilots could be armed and mentally unstable, resulting his detainment. But the Supreme Court reversed the ruling.
The Supreme Court blocked enforcement of Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate and said the nuns were not required to use the procedure set up by the government as an accommodation for religious groups.
In declining to take up the case, the Supreme Court let stand a Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that invalidated Arizona’s law, which sought to restrict abortions after 20 weeks.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor late Tuesday issued a temporary injunction preventing the government from requiring a group of nuns to comply with the contraceptive mandate included in ‘Obamacare.’
The challenge by Liberty University focused on congressional power under the commerce clause and broader claims that Obamacare violates religious rights. On Monday, the Supreme Court turned the appeal aside.
The Obamacare law requires for-profit companies to offer 20 birth-control options to employees under corporate health plans. Four of those 20 violate the religious beliefs of two company owners whose cases the US Supreme Court has now agreed to hear.
A new Texas law requiring doctors performing abortions to have hospital admitting privileges has forced more than a dozen clinics in the state to close. The case is on a path back to the Supreme Court.
The US Supreme Court action lets stand a ruling by the Oklahoma Supreme Court striking down the statute. It comes a week after the US justices dismissed an appeal involving a different Oklahoma law involving chemically induced abortions.