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Politics Nov 28High court takes up census case, as other count issues loom
President Donald Trump’s attempt to exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to divvy up congressional seats is headed for a post-Thanksgiving Supreme Court showdown.
Politics Nov 10LISTEN: Supreme Court poised to leave Affordable Care Act in place
The Supreme Court seemed likely Tuesday to leave in place the bulk of the Affordable Care Act, including key protections for pre-existing health conditions and subsidized insurance premiums that affect tens of millions of Americans.
Politics Nov 06Trump faces tough road in getting Supreme Court to intervene
Trump could need the court's help in two or more states. That's an unlikely scenario that is far different from what took place in 2000, the only time the court has effectively settled a presidential election.
Politics Nov 05Judges dismiss Trump claims in Georgia, Michigan
Judges in Georgia and Michigan have quickly dismissed Trump campaign lawsuits, undercutting a campaign legal strategy aimed at attacking the integrity of the voting process in states where the result could mean President Donald Trump’s defeat.
Politics Nov 04WATCH: Trump campaign falsely claims victory in Pennsylvania before all votes have been counted
Members of the Trump campaign spoke from Philadelphia today.
Politics Nov 04Trump sues in Pennsylvania, Michigan; asks for Wis. recount
The Trump campaign says it has filed lawsuits Wednesday in Pennsylvania and Michigan, laying the groundwork for contesting the outcome in undecided battleground states that could determine whether President Donald Trump gets another four years in the White House.
Politics Nov 03GOP keeps options open to challenge absentee ballots in Pennsylvania
Republicans are keeping their legal options open to challenge absentee ballots in Pennsylvania, if the battleground state proves critical to President Donald Trump’s reelection.
Politics Nov 03Election Day shadowed by threats of legal challenges
Since the 2000 presidential election, which was ultimately decided by the Supreme Court, both parties have enlisted legal teams to prepare for the possibility that voting wouldn’t settle the contest.
Politics Oct 27Barrett sworn in at court as issues important to Trump await
Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Supreme Court's ninth justice, her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts.
Politics Oct 26Supreme Court won’t extend Wisconsin’s absentee ballot deadline
The justices on Monday refused to reinstate a lower court order that called for mailed ballots to be counted if they are received up to six days after the Nov. 3 election.