In one resort town after another, the Republican presidential hopefuls are making their case to exclusive gatherings of donors whose wealth was unleashed by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.
An old statehouse joke has it that the once-a-decade process of redrawing election districts gives politicians a right to pick their voters, rather than the other way around.
The rules of the game at the Supreme Court are not what they used to be. Section 1311 of the Affordable Care Act (PDF) ("Obamacare") provides, in part, as follows: Each State shall, not later than January 1, 2014, establish an American...Show More Summary
If the Supreme Court does away with healthcare.gov subsidies, states may have to race to create new exchanges.
“In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries,” the AP reports. “The court [...] The post Court Weighs Putting Politics Back Into Redistricting appeared first on Political Wire.
“Republican fears are mounting over a Supreme Court case that the party has long hailed as its best chance to undo Obamacare,” The Hill reports. “The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on a GOP-backed case that threatens to erase [...] The post GOP Worries About Backlash If Court Guts Obamacare appeared first on Political Wire.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries. The...Show More Summary
Earlier in the day, Egypt's Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the article of the country's election law regarding the separations by single-mandate constituencies.
To the editor: Compelling employers to abide their workers' wearing of religious head wear would open courts to all kinds of religion-based lawsuits. ("Supreme Court seems set to side with Muslim woman in head scarf case," Feb. 25)
The cultural phenomenon that is "The Notorious R.B.G." (a.k.a Ruth Bader Ginsburg) made her way to SNL during the "Weekend Update," with Kate McKinnon doing a hilariously crass impersonation of the eldest Supreme Court justice.
Last week’s Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case may keep access to contraception out of reach for many women. In sharp contrast, a new program in Oregon puts reproductive health care front and center for all women. The Oregon...Show More Summary
Republicans in these states realize that if the Supreme Court rules against the Affordable Care Act, their citizens will be in very bad shape, with no subsidies for health care coverage. The justices hear arguments about the matter next week. If the court sides with the plaintiffs, who argue that subsidies are not allowed in [...]
Even many who don’t receive federal subsidies would see prices soar out of reach, in what some health experts call a death spiral.
Michael Jackson and the details regarding his death never sat well with his family, including his mother, Kathryn Jackson. After a denied re-appeal regarding her son’s wrongful death lawsuit against AEG Live, Kathryn is now taking the case to the California Supreme Court. Show More Summary
FROM STEVE CALABRESI, some inside dirt on Supreme Court appointments.
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The plaintiffs in King v. Burwell argue that federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (the "ACA") are lawful only in states which have set up their own health care exchanges. This case is now pending before the United States Supreme Court, and the very survival of the ACA could be at stake. Show More Summary
It’s a momentous time for gay marriage. Every few weeks a federal judge orders a state — most recently, deep-red Alabama — to recognize same-sex unions, bringing the total to 37. The Supreme Court could expand that nationwide with a ruling sometime this summer. But you wouldn’t know that from the discussions at a gathering…
As the state with the most Affordable Care Act enrollees, Florida stands to feel the biggest impact if the Supreme Court strikes down the law’s subsidies.
An African-American group has joined other social conservative organizations in demanding that two Supreme Court justices who officiated gay weddings recuse themselves from a case pertaining to gay marriage legalization.