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.
President Obama has no regrets about criticizing the Cambridge police department's arrest of Harvard University Prof. Henry Louis Gates Jr., White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters Thursday.
A bipartisan coalition of scholars this afternoon pressed the Senate to move ahead with a vote on the nomination of Dawn Johnsen to lead a critical Justice Department unit that provided a rationale for waterboarding and other harsh interrogation practices during the Bush years.
Rolling out the pomp and circumstance before a crowd stocked with members of the city's legal elite, President Obama this morning welcomed "my friend, Eric Holder," as the 82nd attorney general of the United States.
President Obama today said he plans to nominate U.S. District Judge David F. Hamilton to the federal appeals court, turning to a jurist widely viewed as a moderate for his first judicial appointment.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making it clear that she is not contemplating retirement, even though she recently was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.