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  • Court of Appeals: What's wrong with the list?

     
    Foment continues in Albany over the lack of diversity (i.e. no woman, no Latino) on the 7 names sent to Gov. Paterson by the Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of CJ Judith Kaye.......
  • Obama names national-security team

     
    by Frank James President-elect Barack Obama is announcing his national security team this morning. There are no surprises, all are people whose names were leaked in recent weeks. They are: Senator Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, selecting Defense.....
  • 'Top Chef' -- or is it the 'Today' show?

     
    Hi, it's Mary, and I want to say that I'm really going to try to keep this entry at a reasonable length and not type out every single thing we saw on 'Top Chef: New York' last night. But I......
  • Obama citizenship at SCOTUS tomorrow

     
    by Frank James The U.S. Supreme Court's justices will discuss at their Friday conference tomorrow the Obama's-not-a-natural-born-citizen lawsuit known as Donofrio v. Wells. As Chicago Tribune reporter James Janega writes: The suit originally sought to...
  • Dear Mr. AG: Why are you taking Paterson's side?

     
    We asked AG Andrew Cuomo's office a question today about his news conference with Gov. Paterson, promising to help him see if there are some "options" to somehow get the Judicial Nominating Commission to put a woman in the......
  • Supreme Court mum on Obama-birth case

     
    Theresa Cao speaks about President-elect Barack Obama's proof of U.S. citizenship outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday Dec. 5, 2008. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) by Frank James No announcement today from the Supreme Court about whether it will.....
  • Chicagoan Tina Tchen going to Obama WH

     
    by Christi Parsons and John McCormick A prominent Chicago lawyer who was one of Barack Obama's top fundraisers will be appointed to run the Office of Public Liaison for the White House, the Tribune has learned. The formal appointment of......
  • Video: Hoping the Supreme Court will oust Obama

     
    The Supreme Court has a petition raising the oft-rejected and more or less frivolous claim that Obama is disqualified from becoming President because he is not a natural-born citizen. In this video, a Mother Jones correspondent talks to some true......
  • Cocaine dealer clemency: Holder had a role, too

     
    In an informative story this morning about Bill Clinton's sentence commutation for cocaine dealer Carlos Vignali (right), son of a politically connected LA businessman who spread money around to politicians and hired Hillary Clinton's brother, the LATimes...
  • Blackwater's ex-guards charged

     
    by Frank James One of the ugliest episodes of the U.S.'s time in Iraq was the Sept. 16, 2007 shooting of dozens of unarmed civilians by armed security guards who worked for the contractor Blackwater Worldwide. Thirty four civilians......
  • Supreme Court dumps Obama lawsuit

     
    by David G. Savage WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court today turned down an emergency appeal asking the justices to consider whether President-elect Barack Obama is a "natural born citizen," and thereby, eligible to become president. In a one-line order, the....