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Poll: Abortion and inflation collide as top issues in midterm elections
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Both major political parties are facing crosswinds heading into the 2022 midterms, with Democrats and many independents motivated by the issue of abortion, while Republicans have… Read More
Bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage passes overwhelmingly in the House
Updated July 19, 2022 at 6:58 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex and interracial marriages amid concerns that the Supreme… Read More
Lawyer in a landmark abortion rights case discusses a potential Roe reversal
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — A leaked early draft of a coming Supreme Court decision suggests Roe v. Wade could be struck down. The landmark decision established the constitutional right to… Read More
Ohio prepares to establish six-week abortion ban if U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio will almost certainly have strict limitations on abortion in short order if the U.S. Supreme Court does as a draft opinion published last… Read More
Supreme Court to hear a case that could limit the EPA’s power to fight climate change
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a major environmental case that could hobble the ability of federal agencies to regulate air pollution — and… Read More
Health Insurance For More Than A Million Ohio Valley Residents At Stake In Affordable Care Act Challenge
RICHMOND, Ky. (OVR) — When the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to move forward with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Senate Democrats boycotted. In their… Read More
Senate Judiciary Committee Sets Date To Vote On Barrett Nomination Next Week
The panel plans to vote on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on Thursday, Oct. 22, despite attempts by Democrats to delay the proceedings.
The Election And A Fresh Obamacare Challenge Loom Over New Supreme Court Term
The new term, which begins Monday, will see eight justices, not the usual nine. And because of COVID-19, once again the justices will gather by telephone hookup to hear the arguments.
U.S. Sen Sherrod Brown Says Affordable Health Care Act Is In Jeopardy
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Statehouse News Bureau) — Democratic Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown is blasting most of his colleagues in the Senate and President Trump for proceeding ahead with appointment of a U.S…. Read More
“Trigger Bill” To Ban Abortion In Ohio If Roe Is Overturned To Be Introduced Soon
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Anti-abortion activists in Ohio are cheering the nomination of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court – and they plan to celebrate… Read More
What Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Nomination Means For The 2020 Election
The focus on the court could help energize conservatives in key states. Progressives are fired up, too — immediately after Saturday’s announcement, Democrats tied Barrett to a fight for health care.
Trump Expected To Nominate Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court
The conservative federal judge is just 48 years old and could affect social policy for generations to come if confirmed by the majority-Republican Senate.
Who Is Barbara Lagoa, A Top Contender For Trump’s Supreme Court Pick?
The Florida judge has been on the federal bench for just about a year. She became controversial for not recusing herself from a felon voting rights case.
Who Is Amy Coney Barrett, Front-Runner For The Supreme Court Nomination?
The 48-year-old judge, a possible replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is seen as having a proven conservative track record. Here are her views on faith, precedent, guns and more.
Justice Ginsburg Honored At The Supreme Court
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s casket is arriving at the Supreme Court, where her former law clerks line the steps. Watch the ceremony.
US Senators Explain Their Changed Positions On Confirming A Supreme Court Nominee In 2016 And Now
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Statehouse News Bureau) — Republican Ohio US Senator Rob Portman has been called a hypocrite in recent days for not doing what he called for in an op-ed back in… Read More
Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Lie In Repose At Supreme Court This Week For Public Viewing
The justice, who died last Friday, will be buried Sept. 29 at Arlington National Cemetery next to her husband of 56 years, Marty Ginsburg.
Trump Says He Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick Friday Or Saturday
The president said he is looking at five potential nominees to fill the seat left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Supreme Court Puts Temporary Hold On Order To Release Redacted Mueller Materials
The procedural move gives attorneys for House Democrats until May 18 to respond. They say they’re owed access to confidential evidence and other materials. No, argues the Trump administration.
Supreme Court Leaves Kentucky’s Ultrasound Law in Place
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions. The justices did… Read More
Trump Appointee Gorsuch Plays Coy In LGBTQ Employment Rights Case
At issue is whether Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which bars sex discrimination, covers gay and transgender workers.
After Cancer Treatment, Ginsburg Says She’ll Be Ready For High Court’s October Term
“This audience can see that I am alive!” the justice said to a crowd at the National Book Festival on Saturday. Ginsburg underwent three weeks of radiation treatment this month.
High Court Seems To Lean Against West Virginia In Tax Case
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against the state of West Virginia and side with a retired U.S. marshal seeking a tax refund from the state…. Read More
Supreme Court To Lose Its Swing Voter: Justice Anthony Kennedy To Retire
Justice Kennedy is a moderate and a champion for the gay rights movement. President Trump will likely replace him with a staunch conservative, which would fundamentally shift the culture of the court.
Supreme Court Deals Blow To Government Unions
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday 5-4 that states may not force public employees to pay agency fees to unions of which they are not a member.