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  • Lisa Madigan seeks to intervene in Rauner's 'fair share' union suit

    Lisa Madigan seeks to intervene in Rauner's 'fair share' union suit
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office wants to intervene in Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of "fair share" union dues. In a statement Monday, Madigan says it's her job to defend Illinois' laws and the lawsuit...
  • AG files motion to intervene in Rauner 'fair-share' lawsuit

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office wants to intervene in Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of "fair share" union dues. In a statement Monday, Madigan says it's her job to defend Illinois' laws and the lawsuit...
  • Supreme Court decision brings hope to Little Sisters of the Poor in birth control case

    Supreme Court decision brings hope to Little Sisters of the Poor in birth control case
    A local order of nuns that has sued the federal government over a contraception coverage requirement under Obamacare found hope in a ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court, which backed the University of Notre Dame in a similar action. The Little...
  • Immigration ruling shows lawyers playing venue shopping odds

    A federal judge's ruling last month blocking President Barack Obama's immigration executive action lays bare a pervasive practice in federal district courts: venue shopping. It is a game of odds in which lawyers pick a court to file their case where a...
  • AP Analysis: Why does health overhaul drama continue?

    President Barack Obama's health overhaul remains an all-consuming drama for many, even though millions of people are gaining insurance coverage through a law that's now 5 years old. During oral arguments last week in the latest Supreme Court case brought...
  • Potential redistricting reset could tighten California Democrats' grip

    Potential redistricting reset could tighten California Democrats' grip
    A U.S. Supreme Court case that could force California to redraw its congressional districts has stirred up fears of a return to partisan gerrymandering, a divisive process that has been criticized for both cementing and crushing political careers. While...
  • Illinois joins high court case favoring same-sex marriage

    Illinois has joined a group of states filing arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court that the Constitution requires approval of same-sex marriage nationwide. The brief was filed in connection with challenges of state laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and...
  • Proposed GOP alternatives to Obamacare subsidies are bad medicine

    Supporters of healthcare reform were breathing a little easier last week after oral arguments at the Supreme Court over the Affordable Care Act. On the docket was King vs. Burwell, a lawsuit brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Koch-backed...
  • Indiana has a lot at stake in health care subsidy lawsuit

    Nearly 200,000 Indiana residents who purchased health insurance through a federal health exchange could lose the subsidies that help them afford the coverage under a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case argued Wednesday contends the Affordable...
  • Rubio's presidential choice could muddle Senate race

    Rubio's presidential choice could muddle Senate race
    Marco Rubio has said he would not run for president and re-election to the U.S. Senate at the same time and that Florida law forbids it anyway, but as he approaches his decision, some legal scholars say he might be able to do both. Rubio cites a state...
  • Supreme Court meets to vote on Obamacare; Roberts likely holds key vote

    Supreme Court meets to vote on Obamacare; Roberts likely holds key vote
    When the Supreme Court justices met in private Friday to cast their votes and decide the reach of President Obama’s healthcare law, the outcome probably turned on the person who spoke first: Chief Justice John G. Roberts. When the justices meet to...