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Politics Jul 30Justice Department says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress
During the Trump administration, then-Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he wouldn't turn over the tax returns because he concluded they were being sought by Democrats who control the House of Representatives for partisan reasons.
Politics Jul 02Unusually agreeable justices end term with conservative wins
An unusually agreeable Supreme Court term has ended with conservative-driven decisions on voting rights and charitable-donor disclosures. They offer a glimpse of what the coming years of the right's dominance could look like for the nation's highest court.
Nation Jul 01Supreme Court upholds Arizona voting restrictions
The Supreme Court upheld voting restrictions in Arizona in a decision that could make it harder to challenge other voting measures put in place by Republican lawmakers following last year's elections.
Politics Jun 23Supreme Court rules in favor of cheerleader who published critical social media post in First Amendment case
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a Pennsylvania public school wrongly suspended a cheerleader over a vulgar social media post.
Politics Jun 17Supreme Court preserves Obamacare, dismissing latest challenge
The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to the Obama era health care law, preserving insurance coverage for millions of Americans.
Nation Jun 07Supreme Court rules against immigrants with temporary protected status
A unanimous Supreme Court has ruled that thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents.
Nation Apr 29Supreme Court sides with undocumented immigrant fighting deportation
An unusual coalition of Supreme Court justices has joined to rule in favor of an immigrant fighting deportation. By a 6-3 vote, the court sided with Agusto Niz-Chavez.
Nation Apr 28LISTEN: Supreme Court hears oral arguments over free speech rights for students
A wary Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether public schools can discipline students for things they say off campus, worrying about overly restricting speech on the one hand and leaving educators powerless to deal with bullying on the other.
Nation Apr 01Supreme Court upholds FCC’s easing of local media ownership limits
The old rules prohibited a single entity from owning a radio or TV station and a daily newspaper in the same media market. They also limited how many radio and TV stations one company could own in a single market…
Politics Mar 02LISTEN: Supreme Court hears arguments in voting rights case
Eight years after carving the heart out of a landmark voting rights law, the Supreme Court is looking at putting new limits on efforts to combat racial discrimination in voting.