Supreme Court

FILE - In this May 30, 2012, file photo, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at a lecture presented by the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark. Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
July 17, 2019 - 2:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice. That's how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the Midwest emerged as the leader of the high court's liberal wing and a strong proponent of abortion rights, consumer...
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June 27, 2019 - 10:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump's administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administration's explanation for wanting to add the question was "more of a distraction" than an explanation. It's...
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In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington.
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January 22, 2019 - 5:34 pm
The court's decision clears the way for the Pentagon to bar enlistment by people who have undergone a gender transition.
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October 23, 2018 - 10:35 am
O'Connor was 75 when she announced her retirement from the court in 2005.
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Brian Kelly
October 17, 2018 - 10:07 am
Fairmount Park officials are keeping a close eye on a subcommittee meeting at the Illinois House of Representatives today. It's actually the second of two hearings on the matter of legal sports betting in the Land of Lincoln. Issues expected to be discussed include online gambling, casino expansion...
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October 06, 2018 - 3:29 pm
Saturday's vote was 50-48
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uly 9, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; At the White House, Brett Kavanaugh speaks after being nominated by President Donald Trump for the Supreme Court of the United States.
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Mark Reardon
October 05, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Let’s get this over with. The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation process is now in it’s 88th day -- well over the average time frame for a Supreme Court Justice to be put on the Court. But every single day the goal posts are moved by the Democrats. Let’s go over the timeline: -Kavanaugh is too...
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Brad Choat
October 05, 2018 - 9:55 am
The United States Senate voted 51-49 Friday morning to advance Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation vote to the floor this afternoon. The vote to advance Kavanaugh's nomination to the Senate vote was aided by yes votes from three Senators on the fence: Republicans Susan Collins (R-ME...
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October 04, 2018 - 5:48 am
Lawmakers were planning to begin reading the FBI report Thursday morning.
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October 01, 2018 - 5:51 am
He accuses the federal appellate judge of being untruthful in his testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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