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  • President Byrd?

     
    In assembling their 60-vote super-majority needed to proceed with healthcare reform, Democrats in the Senate had to secure the presence (such as it was) of Sen. Robert C. Byrd (D-W.V.), who was wheeled into the chamber to cast his vote. Byrd is 92. “...
  • Supreme Court: Corporate limits lifted

     
    by David G. Savage at 10:55 am, updated again at 4:15 pm The Supreme Court today overturned a century-old restriction on corporations using their money to sway federal elections and ruled that companies have a free-speech right to spend as......
  • Sen. Arlen Specter has high hopes for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

     
    Years ago, I mentally created a file called "Who Asked Him?" in which I lodged presumptuous comments by public officials and others. I just deposited Sen. Arlen Specter's suggestion that Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens not retire at the end of...
  • Obama's next Supreme Court nominee

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 2 pm EDT The White House is "focusing'' on three potential nominees to succeed the long-serving Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who is close to a decision about retirement, Bloomberg News reports, citing......
  • Justice Stevens retiring

     
    (updated again at 3 pm EDT) by James Oliphant and Christi Parsons Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican-appointed justice who emerged as a leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing over his 34-year tenure, announced his retirement today. Stevens sent.....
  • Supreme Court colleagues reveal how John Paul Stevens' resignation changes their secretive lives

     
    Revealing video from C-SPAN again provides insights on how our system of government works from the inside....
  • John Paul Stevens, a Cautious Jurist, Named to Supreme Court

     
    Dec. 19, 1975: President Gerald Ford chats with Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger, center, after John Paul Stevens, right, was sworn in as the court’s newest member. Dec. 20, 1975: The Times’ Linda Mathews covers Senate confirmation hearings on...
  • Hillary Clinton: Court rumor of the day

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 4:15 pm EDT The talk today is of a new Supreme Court opening. Nothing like a few loose words in Washington to stir the talk. "I even heard the name, Hillary Clinton today,'' Sen.......
  • Newt Gingrich's strategy for another Republican Revolution; 2+2=4 -- full video

     
    Former GOP Speaker details plans to defeat Obama -- and a 2012 presidential candidacy?...
  • Baptist Group Praises Retiring Justice Stevens

     
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will lose a friend of church-state separation when Associate Justice John Paul Stevens leaves the bench at the end of this term, according to the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.  But, the Baptist...
  • Obama's Supreme Court selection starts

     
    by Michael Muskal President Obama will meet with senators from both parties on April 21 to discuss the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court, the White House announced today. Scheduled to appear are Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada,......