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Justice Breyer: I'll go to State of the Union

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said Sunday that he will attend the upcoming State of the Union address, even as more conservative justices have been critical of what happened at the last one.

By Aaron Blake  | December 12, 2010; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
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McConnell gives Franken a piece of his mind

By Paul Kane Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) gave freshman Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)...

By washingtonpost.com Editor  | August 5, 2010; 8:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (188)
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Kagan deputy takes over

Elena Kagan told the Supreme Court Monday that Principal Deputy Solicitor General Neal Katyal will serve as acting solicitor general "in all filings after the date of my nomination involving the United States Government."

By Robert Barnes  | May 17, 2010; 12:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Goodwin Liu's controversial judicial nomination approved by Senate committee

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a controversial Obama nominee for a key appeals court post, but only after Republicans sharply attacked him and sought to liken him to Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.

By Perry Bacon Jr.  | May 13, 2010; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Antonin Scalia: No right to secede

Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia tells a New York screenwriter "there is no right to secede."

By Web Politics Editor  | February 17, 2010; 11:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (112)
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Supreme Court schedules special Thursday session

The court never tips its hand, but it seems at least a strong possibility that the court will issue a decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission on Thursday.

By Web Politics Editor  | January 20, 2010; 2:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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