But they fall short of the 60 Senate seats needed to overcome filibusters and end gridlock.
He says he was forced to stand guard as others were tortured and killed.
The federal crackdown on the rising use of expletives on TV has sparked free-speech concerns.
The case pits a Vermont musician who lost a limb against a pharmaceutical giant.
The next president is expected to name at least one new justice to the closely divided court.
Supporters of Proposition 8, which would outlaw the practice, nose ahead in polls.