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Politics Jan 03LISTEN: Appeals court wrestles with subpoena for ex-White House aide McGahn
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments Friday over the House Judiciary Committee's effort to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn's testimony.
Politics Dec 24Chief Justice Roberts faces political quagmire presiding over impeachment trial
Chief Justice John Roberts will preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, putting him in the national spotlight.
Politics Dec 06Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold
The Supreme Court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from re-starting federal executions next week after a 16-year break.
Politics Nov 14Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes
The filing Thursday sets the stage for a high court showdown over the tax returns President Donald Trump has refused to release, unlike every other modern president.
Nation Jul 022020 Census will not include citizenship question
Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query.
Politics Jun 28Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA
The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation.
Politics May 24Supreme Court halts electoral map redrawing in Michigan, Ohio
The brief orders from the justices do not telegraph the outcome of the redistricting cases that are expected to be decided by the end of June.
Politics Feb 07Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion clinic law
Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four liberals in putting a hold on the law, pending a full review of the case.
Politics Nov 08Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs
The court's oldest justice fell Wednesday evening, the court said. She called Supreme Court police to take her to George Washington University Hospital in Washington early Thursday after experiencing discomfort overnight, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said.
Politics Oct 31AP fact check: Trump far off track on birthright citizenship
President Donald Trump has astonished legal scholars with his claim that he can end birthright citizenship with a swipe of his pen. No, they say, he can't.