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  • Supreme Court tackles thorny passport issue over Jerusalem

    WASHINGTON A clearly divided Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the political minefield that is Jerusalem, in a case pitting Congress against presidents of both parties. With Mideast tensions escalating, justices seemed split about whether Congress can...
  • Martin Schram: It's time to end political dark money and de facto public campaign financing

    With its gush of deceptive, distorting video ads, Campaign 2014 has at least given us this: three out of the four branches of Washington's governance clearly have seen the light about dark money in politics. Most politically savvy players in three...
  • Alaska asks U.S. top court to block gay marriage

    Alaska asks U.S. top court to block gay marriage
    Officials in Alaska on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block gay marriage in the state. The long-shot request was filed with Justice Anthony Kennedy, who handles emergency applications to the court from the western U.S. states. The move...
  • Supreme Court considers if state board serves public or limits competition

    The Supreme Court could rein in state licensing boards that critics argue have become antitrust "cartels" that hurt consumers and hinder competition. The high court heard arguments Tuesday in a case involving dentists who used their control over a state...
  • Equality, justice for all

    Equality, justice for all
    I recently read the Oct. 9 Today's Buzz question, "Is national gay marriage far from a done deal?" I feel Justice Anthony Kennedy's decision to grant a stay on the decision that struck down Idaho's gay marriage ban is influenced by his morals and goes...
  • High court considers if state boards serve public or limit competition

    High court considers if state boards serve public or limit competition
    States have the power to license doctors and lawyers, and prevent others from offering consumers medical or legal services at a lower cost. But what about the licensing of floral designers, cosmetologists, hair braiders, interior designers or casket...
  • The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage [Commentary]

    The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage [Commentary]
    Three points need to be made about Monday's decision by the Supreme Courtnot to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants people of the same sex the right to marry. Point 1: While the court's liberal wing probably wanted to...
  • Same-sex marriage clears court hurdles in Idaho, North Carolina

    The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for gay marriages to begin in Idaho by lifting a temporary order from earlier this week. The justices turned down an appeal from Idaho's governor seeking to block same-sex marriages there. An earlier temporary...
  • In Vegas, let the wedding boom begin: Same-sex weddings are back on

    Finally, the wedding party can begin in Las Vegas. On Thursday afternoon, the way was cleared for same-sex marriages in Nevada, after a couple of days of legal wrangling had put the unions on ice. An order signed late Thursday afternoon by U.S. District...
  • The Supreme Court's nonruling on gay marriage

    Three points need to be made about Monday's decision by the Supreme Court not to decide whether the equal protection clause of the Constitution grants people of the same sex the right to marry. Point 1: While the court's liberal wing probably wanted to...
  • Thursday: Is national gay marriage far from a done deal?

    Thursday: Is national gay marriage far from a done deal?
    Just as the U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to hear appeals on gay marriage bans had advocates high-fiving each other around the country, Justice Anthony Kennedy poured cold water on the party. Kennedy is the justice in charge of handling emergency...