11/26/13 03:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is headed for a new Supreme Court showdown over companies' religious objections to the law's birth-control mandate. Amid the troubled rollout of the health law, and 17 months after the justices upheld it, the Obama administration is...
By Sean Higgins | 11/21/13 05:21 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's, D-Nev., action to end the Senate filibuster may not only help speed President Obama's judicial and executive branch nominations through Congress, it may also take much of the drama out of one of the Supreme Court's most anticipated cases, Noel Canning v....
By Philip Klein | 11/21/13 03:39 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's Thursday move to weaken the filibuster is supposed to be limited to federal judicial appointments and executive nominations rather than Supreme Court appointments or actual legislation.
By Associated Press | 11/20/13 07:17 AM
A third of Texas' abortion clinics will stay closed after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene in an ongoing legal dispute over a tough new law that Planned Parenthood claims unconstitutionally restricts women's rights.
11/19/13 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Texas to continue enforcing abortion restrictions that opponents say have led more than a third of the state's clinics to stop providing abortions. The justices voted 5-4 to leave in effect a provision requiring doctors who...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/19/13 04:10 PM
Senate Democratic leaders who have grown frustrated with the repeated Republican rejections of President Obama's judicial nominations are seriously weighing a historic change to the chamber's rules that would neuter use of the filibuster by the minority party.
By Gregory Kane | 11/17/13 08:12 PM
Is there really a “right” to have an abortion? No, there is not. Indisputably, unequivocally, there is not. And it was a liberal that proved it to us. It happened 36 years ago, just as the Hyde Amendment, which prohibited federal funding for abortions, was being debated in Congress....
By Sean Lengell | 11/14/13 12:14 AM
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned whether changes are needed in a decades-old labor law that governs bargaining agreements between private-sector unions and employers.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 12:26 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems unlikely to declare that an organizing agreement between a union and a Florida casino may have violated national labor laws. Justices on Wednesday heard from UNITE HERE Local 355, which wants overturned a decision saying its agreement with Hollywood...
By Chris Tomlinson | 11/13/13 09:39 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is rehearing an affirmative action case brought against the University of Texas. The judges will hold a rare meeting in Austin on Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court said they didn't properly apply past decisions when deciding whether the...
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