Here's what to keep your eye on as the Supreme Court begins the second half of a potentially historic term, plus a few cases you may have missed in 2019.
By Marcia Coyle
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.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
It's a setback to President Donald Trump’s effort to keep his top aides from testifying.
By Associated Press
The Justice Department says President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in a fight over a 2020 census question that would ask about citizenship.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Hints of bipartisanship emerged between congressional Democrats and the White House Tuesday as the two sides announced a $2 trillion general agreement to renew aging U.S. infrastructure. The apparent progress came despite a standoff over investigations related to the Mueller…
Former White House aide Sara Taylor testified before the Senate Wednesday on the firings of eight federal prosecutors in the Bush Administration. The NewsHour reports on new testimony from the trail.
Politicians on both sides of the aisle reacted to a series of close Supreme Court decisions, while a controversial immigration bill died in the Senate. Political analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss these developments.
The White House invoked executive privilege Thursday when it refused to release documents relating to the firing of nine federal prosecutors. The NewsHour talks with two former government officials, Doug Kmiec and Bruce Fein, about the controversy.
A House panel Wednesday approved subpoenas for Bush administration officials, including Karl Rove, Harriet Miers and Kyle Sampson, in the investigation into the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, but held off issuing them in hopes of avoiding a constitutional confrontation…
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