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Tribune Washington BureauPresident Barack Obama, honoring the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court today, hailed the seating of Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor as "another step toward that more perfect union that we all seek.'' And Sotomayor, the first Hispanic member of...
The Religion WorldWASHINGTON — At today’s White House announcement of her nomination to succeed Associate Justice John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan said, “Law matters. It keeps us safe. It protects our most fund...
As reported in several articles in The Times, including the Aug. 21 story, " Obama tries to 'cut through the noise' on healthcare," the president has been forced to address claims from those who oppose his healthcare reform proposal on the grounds that it...
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KTLA NewsWASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that white firefighters in New Haven, Conn., were unfairly denied promotions because of their race, reversing a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor endorsed as an appeals court judge. The...
Opinion L.A.Almost 40 years ago, Peter Schrag wrote a book called "Decline of the WASP." Little did he know. Belatedly, pundits are speculating about the possibility that, once Justice John Paul Stevens is replaced, the Supreme Court will be not only WASPless but...
The Swampby James Oliphant Hey, Boomers, Gen Xers, all of you. Ready to freak? Good. Siddown. We've reached a milestone in terms of the Supreme Court nomination process that you are likely not aware of. If Elena Kagan is confirmed, she......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJudge Sonia Sotomayor, poised to become the first Latino member of the U.S. Supreme Court, won the support of the Senate Judiciary Committee today in a lopsided vote cast largely along party lines for President Barack Obama's first nominee for the nation'...
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Staff reporterThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and states must abide by the 2nd Amendment, strengthening the rights of gun owners and opening a new chapter in the national debate over gun control. In a 5-4 decision, the justices said the right to have a...
Associated PressWASHINGTON -- Cruising toward confirmation, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan completed grueling Senate questioning Wednesday, unscathed by Republican challenges on abortion, gays in the military and gun rights while sidestepping partisan debate about...
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Comments BlogPresident Obama announced his nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court in a ceremony Monday morning in the White House. Kagan, who Obama called a "trailblazing lady," had won accolades from "across the ideological spectrum," Obama...
The SwampHello there! Kagan outside Sen. Ben Cardin's office while visiting Capitol Hill last week. (AP/Alex Brandon) by Christi Parsons and James Oliphant In college Elena Kagan wrote an essay lamenting Republican gains in the 1980 election and referring to......
Tags: Politics, Ronald Reagan, Interior Policy, Activism, Tom Daschle
The Religion WorldThis comes from the Religion News Service: By Adelle M. Banks As Solicitor General Elena Kagan prepares for confirmation hearings to make her the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court, her nomination changes the religious makeup of the nation’s...
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