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Pennsylvania governor says Republican voting bill is based on 'fringe conspiracy theories'

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf addresses supporters before former President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for statewide Democratic candidates on September 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mark Makela/Getty Images Pennsylvania Republicans are seeking to impose new ID requirements on the state's voters. Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, has promised to veto any GOP voting bill. After the 2020 election, the Pennsylvania GOP tried to delay certification of Biden's victory...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Supreme Court, China, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Trump


Another victory at the Supreme Court for religious groups

By JESSICA GRESKO WASHINGTON (AP) — In another victory for religious groups at the Supreme Court, the justices on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples. The court said the city of Philadelphia wrongly limited its relationship with the group as a result of the agency’s policy. The ruling was specific to the facts of the case, sidestepping bigger questions about how to balance religious freedom and ...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Colorado, Washington, Religion, Sport, Css, Soccer, Philadelphia, Associated Press, Catholic, Mark Sherman, John Roberts, American Civil Liberties Union, The Supreme Court


Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act, ruling that Texas doesn't have standing to challenge Obama's signature healthcare law

The Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Patrick Semansky/AP The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. The court said that GOP-controlled states challenging the law in the case lacked standing. The ruling in the case, California v. Texas, was 7-2. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, saying that the red states challenging the law in the case lacked standing.The 7-2 ruling l...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Obama, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Arizona, Affordable Care Act


Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act, tossing out a challenge against Obama's signature health care law for lack of standing

In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo an American flag waves in front of the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Supreme Court punted on a case over whether the Trump administration can exclude people in the country illegally from the count used for divvying up congressional seats. Patrick Semansky/AP The US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act, saying that defendants in the case lacked standing.California v. Texas was the Supreme Court's th...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Obama, California, Washington, Trends, Affordable Care Act, Capitol Hill, US supreme court, Trump, Patrick Semansky, Kelly McLaughlin, Speed desk


Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of Catholic foster agency in case that pitted religious freedom against LGBTQ rights

The US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC, is seen at sunset. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File The US Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday in favor of a Catholic child welfare organization, saying the charity has a right to decline to place foster children with same-sex couples.Catholic Social Services sued the City of Philadelphia after it informed private agencies that provided foster care services that it would not refer children to the agencies unless they agreed to nondi...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Trends, Washington Dc, Philadelphia, Catholic, Lgbtq, US supreme court, Catholic Social Services, LGBTQ rights, Kelly McLaughlin, AP Photo Manuel Balce Ceneta, Speed desk


‘Obamacare’ survives: Supreme Court dismisses big challenge

By MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court dismissed a major challenge to the Obama era health care law on Thursday, turning aside an effort by Republican-led states to throw out the law that provides insurance coverage for millions of Americans. The justices, by a 7-2 vote, left the entire law intact in ruling that Texas, other GOP-led states and two individuals had no right to bring their lawsuit in federal court. The Biden administration says 31 million people have health insurance b...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Obama, Congress, Washington, Court, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, Healthcare, Mitch McConnell, Medicare


High court sides with Catholic agency in foster care dispute

By JESSICA GRESKO WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples as foster parents. The justices said the city of Philadelphia wrongly limited its relationship with the group as a result of the agency’s policy. Philadelphia violated the Constitution in limiting its work with the agency, Catholic Social Services, the court said. “The refusal of Philadelphia to contract...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Religion, Sport, Css, Soccer, Philadelphia, Catholic, John Roberts, Roberts, Philadelphia Philadelphia, JESSICA GRESKO, Catholic Social Services, AP The Supreme Court


Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obama era health law

By MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to the Obama era health care law, preserving insurance coverage for millions of Americans. The justices, by a 7-2 vote, left the entire law intact Thursday in ruling that Texas, other Republican-led states and two individuals had no right to bring their lawsuit in federal court. The Biden administration says 31 million people have health insurance because of the law popularly known as “Obamacare.” The law’s major provi...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Obama, Congress, Washington, Court, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Healthcare, Mitch McConnell, Medicare, Associated Press


Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obama era health care law, preserving coverage for millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obama era health care law, preserving coverage for millions.
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Obama, Washington, Sport, Soccer, Healthcare, National News, AP Supreme Court


Court again leaves Affordable Care Act in place

This article was updated on June 17 at 5:16 p.m. In a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected another effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, the health care reform law often regarded as the signature legislative achievement of former President Barack Obama. The justices did not reach the main issue in the case: whether the entirety of the ACA was rendered unconstitutional when Congress eliminated the penalty for failing to obtain health insurance. Instead, by a v...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, California, Court, Barack Obama, House Of Representatives, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ACA, Medicaid, King, Irs, Trump


Progressives call on Justice Stephen Breyer to retire amid McConnell's threats to block future Supreme Court nominees

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Progressives are calling on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire. "For the good of the country, now is the time to step aside," an ad that ran in Politico read. The call comes after Sen. Mitch McConnell said he would block future nominees to the court. See more stories on Insider's business page. Progressives have mounted a p...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Court, Barack Obama, Trends, Conservative, Joe Biden, Cnn, Getty Images


Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg could be charged as soon as this summer, report says

Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump, Jr. at Trump Tower in New York City. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images The investigation into the Trump Org CFO appears to be nearing its end, The New York Times reported. Allen Weisselberg could be charged as soon as this summer, sources told The Times. A grand jury has been hearing evidence and prosecutors have his personal tax records, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organiz...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, Congress, New York City, Trends, United States, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, James, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


LA City Councilman Mike Bonin served recall notice

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin was served with a recall notice on Tuesday, June 15, making him the second progressive council member to be the target of a recall effort in less than a week. “This recall campaign is an extravagant waste of taxpayer money, a thinly disguised attempt to derail my efforts to provide real solutions to our homelessness crisis, and the latest in a series of recall attempts to silence strong progressive voices,” Bonin said in a statement released Tuesday afterno...
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New emails show the Trump White House's brazen efforts to use the DOJ to overturn the election results

Former U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Lawmakers released emails showing how the Trump White House tried to use the DOJ to steal the election. An email with the subject line "From POTUS" pointed to purported voter fraud in Michigan and said the state "cannot certify for Biden." Trump's assistant also emailed top DOJ officials on December ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Pennsylvania, House, News UK, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Committee, Michael, Trump


Justice Department files SCOTUS brief seeking to restore death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

As repoted in this Hill piece, the "Biden administration on Monday urged the Supreme Court to reinstate the death penalty against the Boston Marathon bomber in an apparent break with the president's stated opposition to capital punishment."  Here are the details (with a link to the filing): In a 48-page brief, the Department of Justice (DOJ) asked the justices to reverse a Boston-based federal appeals court that vacated the death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the lone surviving perpetrator of...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, White House, Boston, Boston Marathon, Biden, Doj, Justice Department, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Trump, First Circuit, Hill, U S Court of Appeals, Tsarnaev, The Hill, AG Barr


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell baselessly claims Trump will be 'our real president' in 6 months

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mike Lindell continues to claim Trump will be reinstated as president. In an interview with Rolling Stone, he said Trump would be president in six months. He initially said Trump would take back the White House in August. See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell in a new interview pushed back the date for when he says former President Donald Trump will be reinstated as president. "Six months from now, Tr...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Supreme Court, Republicans, Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Rolling Stone, Donald Trump, Conspiracy Theory, Steve


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell falsely claims Trump will be 'our real president' in 6 months

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell waits outside the West Wing of the White House on January 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mike Lindell continues to push the conspiracy theory that Trump will be reinstated as president. In a new interview with the Rolling Stone, he said Trump will be president in six months. He initially said that Trump will take back the White House in August. See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell in a new inte...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Supreme Court, Republicans, Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Washington Dc, Arizona, Biden, Rolling Stone, Donald Trump, Conspiracy Theory


McConnell previews potential Supreme Court opposition

By Clare Foran | CNN Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that if his party regains the majority in 2022 it’s “highly unlikely” he would let President Joe Biden confirm a Supreme Court vacancy if one opened up in 2024, and was non-committal when asked about an opening at the end of 2023. “I think in the middle of a presidential election, if you have a Senate of the opposite party of the president, you have to go back to the 1880s to find the last time a vacancy was filled. So I ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Cnn, Soccer, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Hewitt


Congress likely won't take action on the growing threats to election integrity, leaving election workers vulnerable to criminal prosecution and results open to partisan tampering

A sign reads "Voting Rights Are Sacred" near a rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, June 9, 2021, to support the Senate's upcoming election bill Andrew Harnik/AP Congress likely won't weigh in on the growing threat of election subversion in the states. States are passing laws criminalizing and politicizing the election and vote-counting process. Experts suggest standardizing vote-counting procedures and reforming the Electoral Count Act. See more stories ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Analysis, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, New York Times, Arizona, Mitch McConnell


McConnell says it's 'highly unlikely' he'd let Biden fill a Supreme Court seat in 2024 if Republicans win back control of the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, accompanied by Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters after a Republican caucus luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP McConnell confirmed he would hold open a hypothetical Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 or 2023. The minority leader said it would be "highly unlikely" he would allow Biden to fill a possible vacancy. McConne...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, South Dakota, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Hewitt


McConnell says it's 'highly unlikely' he'd let Biden fill a Supreme Court seat in 2024

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, accompanied by Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters after a Republican caucus luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP McConnell confirmed he would hold open a hypothetical Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 or 2023. The minority leader said it would be "highly unlikely" he would allow Biden to fill a possible vacancy. McConne...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, South Dakota, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Hewitt


Mitch McConnell says it's 'highly unlikely' he'd let Joe Biden fill a Supreme Court seat in 2024 if Republicans win back control of the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, center, accompanied by Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune, left, and Sen. John Barrasso speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill, on Tuesday. Alex Brandon/AP McConnell confirmed he would hold open a hypothetical Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 or 2023. The minority leader said it would be "highly unlikely" he would allow Biden to fill a vacancy. McConnell blocked Obama's Supreme Court nominee from getting a hearing in 2016. See more stories on Insid...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Hewitt, Scalia, Hugh Hewitt


AOC: I'm 'inclined to say yes' that Justice Stephen Breyer should retire at the end of the Supreme Court's current term

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union." CNN/State of the Union Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she agreed Justice Stephen Breyer should retire from the Supreme Court. New York Rep. Mondaire Jones previously called on Breyer to retire from the court. "I believe that we should protect our Supreme Court, and that that should absolutely be a consideration," Ocasio-Cortez told CNN. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York Rep. Al...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, Trends, Cnn, Bill Clinton, Biden, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jones, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Ginsburg, Republican Senate, Barrett


AG Merrick Garland rebukes dubious ballot reviews 'based on disinformation' and says the DOJ will double its voting rights staff

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about voting rights at the Justice Department in Washington, on Friday, June 11, 2021. Tom Brenner/The New York Times via AP, Pool AG Merrick Garland says GOP-backed ballot reviews are "based on disinformation." A controversial ballot recounting exercise in Arizona is inspiring other efforts around the country. Garland said the DOJ will double the number of staff tasked with voting rights enforcement. See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, China, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Arizona, Wisconsin, Department Of Justice, Biden, Doj, Justice Department, Trump


The 4 Trump Organization figures who could guide prosecutors through the company's byzantine finances

Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City. Daniel J. Barry/WireImage/Getty Images Manhattan prosecutors appear keenly interested in the process for evaluating Trump Organization properties. An employee among the most knowledgeable about the company's finances was reportedly brought before a special grand jury. Here's a look at who can potentially guide prosecutors through the company's complex finances. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. As the Manhattan...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, New York City, Trends, Manhattan, Jurassic Park, Donald Trump, Abc News, Grant, Trump, Trump Tower, Bender, FTI, Donald Trump Jr, Evan Vucci


Nearly one-in-three Republicans say it's likely that Trump will be 'reinstated' as president this year, a new poll shows

Former President Donald Trump. Joe Raedle/Getty Images 29% of Republicans say Trump will be reinstated in 2021. 17% of GOP voters say it's "very likely." To be clear: there is no way Trump will be restored as president this year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Almost one-in-three Republican voters say it's at least somewhat likely former President Donald Trump will be "reinstated" in 2021, according to a new Morning Consult poll, though there's no feasible wa...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Republicans, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Lewandowski


McConnell opposes a bill restoring a key part of the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, dashing all hope of any congressional action on voting

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, accompanied by Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters after a Republican caucus luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP McConnell officially came out against restoring a key part of the Voting Rights Act. The bipartisan proposal from Sens. Manchin and Murkowski would have reestablished preclearance. McConnell's opposit...
Tags: Politics, John Lewis, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, South Dakota, House, Arizona, Mitch McConnell


A special grand jury is secretly hearing from witnesses in the Manhattan DA's Trump investigation. Here's how it'll decide whether to bring criminal charges.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. in 2020. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images The Manhattan DA's office convened a "special grand jury" in its Trump investigation last month. Jurors will decide whether to criminally charge Trump, the Trump Organization, or its executives. Here's a breakdown of how a special grand jury works, as well as what evidence and witnesses will likely come before jurors as they meet in secret. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a courtroo...
Tags: Politics, New York, Crime, News, Supreme Court, New York City, Trends, Analysis, United States, New Jersey, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Donald Trump, Abc News, The Washington Post, Trump


California Semi-Auto Ruling Only The Start – Even If SCOTUS Upholds It

California Semi-Auto Ruling Only The Start – Even If SCOTUS Upholds It IMG iStock-534364755 California/United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Loyal Ammoland readers are justifiably thrilled by the of U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez in Miller v. Bonta. The celebration is warranted – a product of decades of legal scholarship and the successful legal efforts to strike down handgun bans in D.C. and Chicago in the Heller and McDonald cases. Judge Benitez has made excellent use of the facts about ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, White House, Massachusetts, Reagan, Fbi, Chicago, Ford, Gun Control, Gun Rights, BETO, Miller, Second Amendment, Nra, Duncan


The Supreme Court said it won't hear a case challenging why only men have to register for the draft in the US

U.S. Army soldiers from Stryker Brigade Combat Team stand after a live fire drill during joint exercises with South Korea, dubbed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, at Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, South Korea, Monday, March 7, 2011. South Korean and U.S. troops kicked off their annual drills on Feb. 28, while North Korea slammed the maneuvers as a rehearsal for invasion that could trigger a nuclear war on the divided peninsula. Ahn Young-joon/AP The Supreme Court on Monday said it wou...
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