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Obama at SXSW: ‘Absolutist view’ on digital privacy cannot prevail

‘I am way on the civil liberties side of this thing,’ the president said. ‘But the danger is real.’

Open-carry gun protesters will greet Obama in Texas

A leader of a Texas pro-gun group says he will not change protest plans due to Obama visit.

Grassley: ‘All the spin in the world’ won’t get Supreme Court nominee confirmed

The Republican Judiciary Committee chairman vowed to stand up to Democratic pressure to act on President Obama’s promised nominee.

Supreme Court battle bleeds into Justice Department oversight hearing

Top panel Democrat accuses GOP of ‘dereliction of our constitutional duty’ to take up Supreme Court nominee.

Activists push Obama to nominate black woman to the Supreme Court

Some see this as the last chance for the first black president to seat an African American justice.

How Donald Trump is ruining Paul Ryan’s plan

Ryan knew being House speaker would be hard. But has Trump made it impossible?

How Donald Trump is ruining Paul Ryan’s speakership

This is a tough time for the speaker with Trump stoking controversy on the trail and conservatives rebelling against a budget in the House.

Senate Democrats keep heat on Grassley as Supreme Court fight intensifies

‘We’re not getting to politicize this process in the middle of a presidential election year,’ Grassley said.

McCain: Voters should ‘think long and hard’ before supporting Trump

McCain says he endorsed Mitt Romney’s critique of Trump and his views in a Thursday statement.

Bill de Blasio to testify against Obama-backed Homeland Security cuts

Proposed cut to anti-terrorism program could cost the Big Apple $90 million in federal grants.

In first hearing, GOP panel seeks to cast doubt on fetal tissue research

Select Investigative Panel will hold first hearing as high court hears abortion arguments across the street.

After White House meeting on Supreme Court nominee standoff, neither side budges

“There wasn’t much said at the meeting,” Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) said about meeting with the president and Republican leaders.

Sen. Charles Grassley is Democrats’ target in opening battle of Supreme Court war

To secure a hearing for high-court nominee, Reid & Co. are playing the shame game.

Supreme Court nomination poses dilemma for Democrats

Should Obama pick a moderate who might be confirmed by a GOP Senate? Or pick a ‘liberal Scalia’ to motivate Democratic voters?

Republican governor of Nevada Brian Sandoval being considered for Supreme Court

Sandoval is increasingly viewed by key Democrats as perhaps the only nominee President Obama could select who would be able to break a Republican blockade in the Senate.

Republicans vow no hearings and no votes for Obama’s Supreme Court pick

Democrats fume as GOP leaders pledge to allow the next president to fill Antonin Scalia’s seat.

Republicans vow no hearings and no votes for Obama’s Supreme Court pick

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said it is the “consensus view” of Judiciary Committee Republicans not to hold hearings.

Harry Reid ties Senate’s Supreme Court battle to Donald Trump

The Senate’s top Demcrats says the Republican party is ‘unconditionally surrendering its moral compass to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.’

Joe Biden in 1992: No nominations to the Supreme Court in an election year

Republicans are using the vice president’s remarks from two decades ago to support their case.

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