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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • Supreme Court upholds Arizona's system for redistricting

    Supreme Court upholds Arizona's system for redistricting
    The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the power of independent commissions used by 13 states to draw congressional districts, in a ruling that could spur efforts in other states to reduce partisan influence in the creation of electoral districts. The...
  • Ted Cruz's book: regrets about squishy Republicans, Hagel insinuation, cockiness

    WASHINGTON Ted Cruz has a recurring problem with being too cocky, and at key points in his life that has come with a price. He arrived in Washington intent on bending the Senate toward a conservative agenda and sometimes he has succeeded. When he didn't,...
  • Republicans still beating a dead horse on Obamacare

    Republicans still beating a dead horse on Obamacare
    The Supreme Court's decisive 6-3 vote confirming the right of all Americans to federally supported health-care insurance should end the Republican Party's losing war on Obamacare — but it probably won't. The party tried and failed in 2012 to win...
  • Obamacare ruling again shows Chief Justice John Roberts' independent streak

    Obamacare ruling again shows Chief Justice John Roberts' independent streak
    Since becoming chief justice 10 years ago, John G. Roberts Jr. has been determined to show that the court he leads is made up of impartial jurists, not politicians in robes. In the phrase he used at his confirmation hearings, each justice is "like an...
  • Supreme Court blocks air pollution rules for power plants

    Supreme Court blocks air pollution rules for power plants
    The Supreme Court has blocked Obama administration rules designed to sharply limit the hazardous air pollutants that spew from the nation's power plants. The justices by a 5-4 vote agreed with the coal industry and Republican-led states that said the...
  • High court finds gay couples have fundamental right to marry

    Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement, setting off a jubilant cascade of long-delayed weddings in states where they had been forbidden. "No longer may this...
  • Conservative churches confront new reality on gay marriage

    At First Baptist Dallas, where the pulpit was adorned Sunday with red, white and blue bunting to honor the Fourth of July, the pastor called the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling "an affront in the face of Almighty God." The iconic rainbow colors...
  • Republicans still beating a dead horse

    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's decisive 6-3 vote confirming the right of all Americans to federally supported health-care insurance should end the Republican Party's losing war on Obamacare -- but it probably won't. The party tried and failed in...
  • The high-court decision on Obamacare

    Re “Obamacare appears cemented into law,” June 26 To the Editor: Commentator Mark Levin has said that the actions by President Obama have left us in a post-constitutional America. I now ponder if Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts...
  • Same-sex marriage ruling creates new constitutional liberty

    Same-sex marriage ruling creates new constitutional liberty
    The Supreme Court's historic ruling Friday granting gays and lesbians an equal right to marry nationwide puts an exclamation point on a profound shift in law and public attitudes, and creates the most significant and controversial new constitutional...
  • Republican candidates excoriate Supreme Court

    Two landmark rulings �� upholding a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law and legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide ���� have some Republican presidential candidates waging war against the...