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Casey says he fears high court will undo health care gains

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey maintained his opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, telling a rally crowd to help stop a corporate justice from joining an already corporate...
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Kavanaugh opponents warn of views on executive power

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WASHINGTON Senate Democrats led by Sen. Charles E. Schumer are in a desperate search to find something against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that will stick, whether it be overturning Roe v. Wade or shredding Obamacare.
But more and more, the gold they're looking to pan has to do with Kavanaugh as presidential protector-in-chief.
If confirmed to a conservative-dominated court, would Kavanaugh act on what appears to be his expansive views of presidential power, beliefs that ultimately might let President Trump off the hook on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of his...
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If Kavanaugh Isn't Honest, He Shouldn't Be Confirmed

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Erwin Chemerinsky , LA Times
There is no basis in the Constitution or law for the idea that nominees to the Supreme Court should be given a free pass on explaining their views.
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Andrew Cuomo Threatens to Sue If Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

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A former clerk for Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh responded incredulously to a threat by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sue if the Supreme Court does not protect Roe v. Wade.
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Stabenow, Peters oppose Trump's high court nominee Kavanaugh

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Democratic U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters of Michigan announced Friday their opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, saying Brett Kavanaugh's judicial record clearly shows that he...
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'We were not elected to serve as Amazon drones': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...

'We were not elected to serve as Amazon drones': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other NYC politicians voice outrage about Amazon HQ2's move to Long Island City

New York City politicians, including Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sharply criticized Amazon's Tuesday announcement that it will build one of its new HQ2... Read more ...

First Lady Melania Trump says John Bolton's top deputy should be fired

First Lady Melania Trump says John Bolton's top deputy should be fired

First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday called for National Security Adviser John Bolton's top deputy to be fired. The first lady is reportedly unhappy with how she's been treated... Read more ...

There's No Copyrighting Taste, Rules EU Court In Dutch Cheese Case

There's No Copyrighting Taste, Rules EU Court In Dutch Cheese Case

Unlike literary or musical works, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled, the taste of a food depends on who's tasting it. Read more ...

Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio hold jubilant press conference announcing...

Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio hold jubilant press conference announcing Amazon HQ2 in Queens

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrated their deal with Amazon to bring the retail giant's secondary headquarters, known as HQ2, to Long... Read more ...

Amazon's bait-and-switch won't stop cities from screwing their citizens over...

Amazon's bait-and-switch won't stop cities from screwing their citizens over for jobs

The end of Amazon's search for its new second headquarters makes it look bleak for cities to be able to land corporate investment without subsidies. Read more ...

Chuck Schumer accuses President Trump of "bullying" in Florida recount, says...

Chuck Schumer accuses President Trump of "bullying" in Florida recount, says every vote should be counted regardless of deadline

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer condemned President Trump for trying to "bully" Florida into calling the highly-contested Senate race going through a recount this... Read more ...

White House bashes 'self-avowed socialist' Bernie Sanders as 'ridiculous'...

White House bashes 'self-avowed socialist' Bernie Sanders as 'ridiculous' for calling Trump an authoritarian

The White House on Tuesday slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders as "ridiculous" for referring to President Donald Trump as an "authoritarian leader." White House deputy press secretary... Read more ...

Here's everyone who has been charged and convicted in Mueller's Russia probe...

Here's everyone who has been charged and convicted in Mueller's Russia probe so far

President Donald Trump announced November 9 that Jeff Sessions was out as attorney general, and former attorney Matthew Whitaker would assume authority over the special counsel... Read more ...

Trump's top trade advisers appear to be on wildly different pages as the...

Trump's top trade advisers appear to be on wildly different pages as the China trade war hits a critical str

The protectionist and free trade sides of the Trump administration are once again clashing. Larry Kudlow, a free-trade economic adviser, took a shot at Peter Navarro, a... Read more ...

Georgia politician and protesters are arrested in the state capitol as...

Georgia politician and protesters are arrested in the state capitol as tension over tight governors race comes to a head

Several people, including a state senator, were arrested during protests inside Georgia's state capitol on Tuesday. The protests come on the last day of ballot counting in... Read more ...