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Nev. gov says ‘nada’ to Supreme Court nomination

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, a moderate Republican, took himself out of consideration for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday as Senate Republicans...

Mission Impossible? Find replacement for Scalia

Wanted: Top legal mind with Supreme Court aspirations, to serve as a national political football. Candidate must be camera-ready and prepared for disappointment. Contact...

Political games over Supreme Court

Republicans in favor of putting off consideration of a Supreme Court nominee during an election year have focused on an unexpected ally: Joe Biden,...

Scalia fight violates nomination norms

The history of Supreme Court nominations is dominated by tales of picks the Senate debated and approved with little angst. President Barack Obama's upcoming...

Supreme Court meets to honor Scalia

The Supreme Court is meeting for the first time since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, as speculation swirls over a potential successor. President Barack...

Obama to Republicans: ‘Do your job’

President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence for the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to...

Abuse of migrant children?

Federal officials don't know how many migrant children they've sent to live with convicted criminals across the U.S. over the last three years, at...

Easing rules on what students eat

A bipartisan Senate agreement would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools more flexibility in what...

Senate going after Obamacare

Republicans are pushing toward Senate approval of legislation demolishing President Barack Obama's signature health care law and halting Planned Parenthood's federal money, setting up...

Paul told to focus on Senate, not President

A defiant Rand Paul is brushing off weak fundraising and weaker poll numbers as would-be donors and home state Republicans push him to abandon...