Supreme Court Of The United States

Bear-poking Obama

In 2011, then-President Obama roasted Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Obama mocked Trump about his birth-certificate controversy and was boorishly condescending about Trump's“ Celebrity Apprentice” role. By dismissing Trump's true profession as a succ...

Roberts, target of Trump jabs, meeting Trump at Capitol - World - NZ Herald News

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump and John Roberts are not likely to rehash Trump's criticism of the chief justice when they meet outside the Capitol at noon. Instead, they will take part in a venerable pas de deux of American political life. A Bible between them, Roberts will admin...

Following in Obama’s footsteps, Trump chooses the Lincoln bible for his swearing-in

The US presidential inauguration features several intriguing traditions, including the incoming president’s ability to choose a bible for his (or her) swearing-in. In advance of his own inauguration on Jan. 20, Donald J. Trump has picked the so-called “Lincoln bible”—a bu...

A Suggestion for Reading Trump's Tweets

I’d like to wholeheartedly endorse Jim Geraghty’s post. He’s right — “not every Trump tweet needs to dominate the news cycle for a day.” Indeed, I think there’s a framework for understanding and evaluating which tweets to take seriously and which to note and discar...

Trump, Clinton Spar over SCOTUS, Guns, Abortion in Final Debate Moderated by Fox News' Chris Wallace

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred at Wednesday’s debate over gun rights, with the Republican nominee charging that the Second Amendment is “under absolute siege” and would be eroded ...

Cotton gets funny in Iowa

A Tweet from Dave Weigel, accompanyingandto town hall meetings (something Cotton is loathe to attend in Arkansas)Cotton is a one-man roadblock to judicial appointees, from the Supreme Court to co...

APNewsBreak: US tried to deport slain refugee twice

Essential News from The Associated Press APNewsBreak: US tried to deport slain refugee twice In this Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 frame from video provided by the El Cajon Police Department, a m...

Terence Crutcher had his hands up. Then a Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer shot him.

Terence Crutcher, a black 40-year-old, was unarmed. He appeared to be cooperating with police, with his hands up as they escorted him toward his car. Yet suddenly, in moments that were largely ob...

Elizabeth Warren Says Donald Trump Can’t Handle ‘Losing to a Girl’

Elizabeth Warren Says Donald Trump Can’t Handle ‘Losing to a PM Twitter war between Elizabeth Warren and Donald Trump is heating up again. On Tuesday evening, the Massachusetts senator tw...

Baltimore County police shot Korryn Gaines — and a 5-year-old was caught in the crossfire

It began with police issuing an arrest warrant for traffic violations. But by the time it was over, after an hours-long standoff, Korryn Gaines was dead and a 5-year-old boy was shot, sustaining ...

North Miami police allegedly shoot black man as he held hands up while lying on the ground

North Miami, Florida, police officers shot an unarmed black man as he reportedly held his hands up in the air while lying on the ground. The victim, therapist Charles Kinsey, was apparently help...

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