All posts tagged "Supreme Court"

  • Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Monday, March 7, 2016, in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
    Clinton: Supreme Court’s future hangs in the balance in 2016

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hillary Clinton wants voters to consider what Republican front-runner Donald Trump might do to shape the Supreme Court. Clinton planned to use in a speech in Madison, Wisconsin, on Monday to argue that...

    • Posted March 28, 2016
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    US Supreme Court agrees to hear Samsung’s appeal against Apple

    By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear Samsung Electronics’ appeal of the massive damages it was ordered to pay for infringing upon Apple’s design patents, a decision that could lead...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • Barack Obama, Merrick Garland
    First GOP senator calls for vote on Garland court nomination

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to break with party leaders and call for a vote on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court selection, saying Friday, “It’s just man up and cast a...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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  • Barack Obama, Merrick Garland
    Obama nominates Garland to high court, challenging GOP

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging Republicans to drop their adamant refusal to even consider his choice in an election year. Obama called Garland,...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • This Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 photo shows the Supreme Court building at sunset in Washington.
    Intrusive interrogation awaits Supreme Court nominee

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Did you ever buy porn, sniff glue, have sex in junior high? Exactly how many times? White House lawyers are scouring a life’s worth of information about President Barack Obama’s potential picks for the...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • resident Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)
    Cracks emerge in GOP refusal to consider Supreme Court pick

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Concerted Republican opposition to considering President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court showed early signs of splintering on Wednesday as a handful of influential senators opened the door to a possible confirmation hearing....

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s courtroom chair is draped in black to mark his death as part of a tradition that dates to the 19th century, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at the Supreme Court in Washington. Scalia died Saturday at age 79. He joined the court in 1986 and was its longest-serving justice. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
    Senate GOP to Obama: Don’t bother nominating to Court

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans united behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama’s successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Democrats looking to reclaim the Senate majority immediately...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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