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Gay marriage issue before Supreme Court Tuesday

The Supreme Court is wading into the fight over same-sex marriage at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting...

Right vs left before the highest court in the land

They are heavyweights in the ring that is the U.S. Supreme Court. These button-down, Ivy League-credentialed versions of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier represent Washington...

Rabid right-wing anger generates outrageous comments about Supreme Court decision

How pissed is the right over the Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling? Very pissed.  In fact, the rabid right is mad as hell and frothing at...

Historic Supreme Court hearing on Obamacare opens today

President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is front and center at the Supreme Court for three days of hearings to determine the fate of...

Judge to gay marriage opponents: ‘Give it up’

The federal judge who overturned California's same-sex marriage ban has more bad news for the measure's sponsors: he not only is unwilling to keep...

Kagan sails through confirmation

It's all over but the celebrating and oath-taking for soon-to-be Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan. Kagan is joining President Barack Obama at the White House...

Problem for GOP: Where’s the passion?

Republican senators have already blamed the breezy confirmation process for Elena Kagan on simple math, saying Kagan’s confirmation to the Supreme Court is already...

More handgun ban challenges expected

State or local gun laws that prohibit people from carrying firearms outside the home and onerous registration requirements are the most likely to be...

Report says Congress makes too many vague laws

A conservative think tank and criminal defense lawyers are forming an unusual alliance to try to get Congress to quit writing criminal laws so...

Stevens retirement sets up new political battle

The capital on Saturday faced another tough political battle after venerable Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens announced his retirement from the bench. President Barack...