Topic: Bush v. Gore
The Senate committee's vote comes as the Supreme Court prepares to hear five and a half hours of argument in March in a challenge to President Obama’s health-care reform law.
President Obama cites the military as a model for politics, similar to the aim of Chief Justice John Roberts for consensus on the Supreme Court. Why are both goals not working?
The Cameras in the Courtroom Act of 2011 would require TV coverage of all open sessions at the Supreme Court. Any legal challenge to the mandate would ultimately arrive at the Supreme Court – prompting a constitutional showdown.
12/06/2011 06:36 pm
Justice Thomas has accused others of politicizing the court, but he's guilty of doing so, too.
03/04/2011 09:06 am
Al Gore won the popular vote by more than 500,000. But it was the contentious recount in Florida – halted by the Supreme Court – that gave it to Bush. What that meant still is being argued.
12/12/2010 02:11 pm
A Thanksgiving story that offers a dark view of America at the close of the 20th century.
11/28/2010 08:05 am
Republican Tom Foley, who sought an investigation of chaotic voting in Bridgeport, Conn., now says there is no credible evidence of fraud and the result 'was a conclusive victory for Dan Malloy.'
11/08/2010 05:50 pm
Justis Thomas' wife, Virginia Thomas, phoned Anita Hill on Oct. 9, to ask for an apology for accusations Hill made in 1991 that Justis Thomas sexually harassed her. Virginia Thomas is known as the most politically active Supreme Court spouse.
10/21/2010 12:25 am
In an election cycle tilted toward Republicans, Alex Sink, the Democratic nominee for governor in Florida, is holding on to a modest edge in the polls.
09/22/2010 09:43 am
If we want corporations to maintain accountability for tragedies like the Gulf oil spill, we have to force them to do so through laws that are fully enforced and penalties higher than the economic benefits of thwarting the laws.
07/29/2010 01:50 pm