Hillary Clinton Says A Republican President Would ‘Break’ The Supreme Court

GETTY THE HUFFINGTON POST Clinton said that the court’s composition “could undermine virtually every pillar of the progressive movement.” PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS-POOL/GETTY IMAGES The future of the Supreme Court hangs in the balance, and Hillary Clinton wants you to know she’s the one who can save it. In an op-ed for The Boston Globe published… More Hillary Clinton Says A Republican President Would ‘Break’ The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s Set To Hear One Of The Biggest Race Cases In Years. It Has No Business Doing So.

CREDIT: THINKPROGRESS/ANDREW BREINER THINK PROGRESS Next week, Chief Justice John Roberts will have the chance to achieve one of his longtime dreams — ending affirmative action in university admissions — if he can only obtain the votes of his four fellow conservatives. Since ascending to the Supreme Court, Roberts has made eliminating much of the… More The Supreme Court’s Set To Hear One Of The Biggest Race Cases In Years. It Has No Business Doing So.

SCOTUS Be D*mned – Bobby Jindal Says No Earthly Court Can Redefine Marriage

POLITICUS USA Appearing yesterday at Kevin “Kill the Gays” Swanson’s Iowa conference of haters, Bobby Jindal joined Mike Huckabee in pretending neither the United States Constitution nor the Supreme Court exist, by stating that “No earthly court can change the definition of marriage.” He is about as wrong as a person can be, because United States… More SCOTUS Be D*mned – Bobby Jindal Says No Earthly Court Can Redefine Marriage

Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case

Photo: Timothy D. Easley – AP THE KANSAS CITY STAR The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will have to choose whether to… More Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case

The Supreme Court Is Less Popular Than It Has Been In Decades

THE HUFFINGTON POST Don’t let the cheering crowds outside the Supreme Court fool you. The largest share of Americans in 30 years has a negative view of the Supreme Court, according to a July survey by the Pew Research Center. The Pew survey, released Thursday, found that 43 percent of Americans have an unfavorable opinion… More The Supreme Court Is Less Popular Than It Has Been In Decades

Two Major Voting Rights Victories From The Supreme Court’s Last Day

THINK PROGRESS On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5 to 4 to uphold the right of states to set up independent, non-partisan committees to draw the district maps that determine seats in Congress. Writing the opinion, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg said allowing voters to choose how the maps are created follows “the animat­ing principle… More Two Major Voting Rights Victories From The Supreme Court’s Last Day

SCOTUS DID IT!

The Huffington Post SCALIA EXPLODES… All 4 Dissenters Write… OBAMA: Justice ‘Arrives Like A Thunderbolt… We Are All More Free’… Andrew Sullivan Breaks His Silence… PHOTOS: Celebration At The Court…

10 things you need to know today: June 26, 2015

THE WEEK 1. Supreme Court upholds ObamaCare subsidies The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on Thursday that Americans could receive ObamaCare subsidies all across the nation, including in states that did not set up their own insurance exchanges. Opponents of the law had argued that the Affordable Care Act only allowed for premium tax credits for people… More 10 things you need to know today: June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, in one sentence

VOX You can read all of Chief Justice John Roberts’ opinion upholding health insurance subsidies for the 34 states with federal Obamacare exchanges here. But you can also understand it by reading this one sentence: Roberts: “Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them.” pic.twitter.com/4y3injI9re — Jordan Weissmann (@JHWeissmann) June… More The Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision, in one sentence

Elizabeth Warren Calls Supreme Court Right-Wing, ‘Pro-Corporate’

In  my opinion Senator Warren is the smartest and bravest politician in Washington… The Huffington Post In a speech at an AFL-CIO convention on Sunday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) criticized the Supreme Court for being too right-wing and serving the interests of Big Business over the needs of Americans. In voicing her support for the labor movement… More Elizabeth Warren Calls Supreme Court Right-Wing, ‘Pro-Corporate’