U.S. Supreme Court

10:29am

Thu June 28, 2012
Politics

Colorado Attorney General Calls Supreme Court Healthcare Decision "Surprising"

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Colorado’s Republican Attorney General John Suthers calls Thursday's Supreme Court’s decision upholding the federal healthcare law surprising and remarkable. 

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6:02am

Mon June 25, 2012
The Two-Way

Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Provisions Of Arizona Immigration Law

Originally published on Mon June 25, 2012 12:13 pm

Waiting for word: The U.S. Supreme Court building.
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Update at 10:21 a.m. ET. Strikes Down Key Provisions Of Immigration Law:

The United States Supreme Court invalidated three of four challenged provisions of Arizona's controversial immigration law. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion.

The high court upheld the part of the law that asked police to check the immigration status of those stopped for another violation.

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8:14am

Mon June 18, 2012
Affordable Care Act

Study: ‘Death Panel’ Myth Persists, One-third Of Americans Still Believe False Claim

The U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. The justices are expected to rule on the Affordable Health Care Act this month.
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1:04am

Mon June 18, 2012
Money & Politics

'Citizens United' Case Gets Renewed Scrutiny

Originally published on Mon June 18, 2012 7:50 am

Critics say U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, shown in 2010, backtracked on previous pledges to give high priority to precedent in the Citizens United campaign finance case.
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As early as Monday, the Supreme Court could decide to revisit its landmark Citizens United ruling of two and a half years ago.

That case gave corporations the green light to spend unlimited amounts in political campaigns. Now, a Montana case could lead the high court to take a second look at Citizens United.

Meanwhile, the role of Chief Justice John Roberts in the case is also raising questions in Congress.

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3:55pm

Tue June 12, 2012
Politics

Where Are The Democratic Billionaires?

Democrats knew that they would be disadvantaged under the new campaign finance rules created by the Supreme Court. But the disparity between the amount of money Republicans can raise in unlimited anonymous donations and what the Democrats have been able to raise is huge.

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