Supreme Court

Victory for Democracy as Supreme Court Blocks ‘Merciless’ GOP Effort to Restrict Mail-In Voting in Rhode Island

In a decision one journalist hailed as “the first good news on voting rights from SCOTUS in ages,” the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked an effort by the Rhode Island GOP and the Republican National Committee to restore onerous mail-in ballot witness requirements that were suspended by the state’s Democratic governor due to the …

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‘Unfathomable Cruelty’: Trump Files Legal Brief Aiming to Kick 20 Million Off Health Insurance in Middle of Pandemic

The Trump administration late Thursday night filed a legal brief asking the Supreme Court to invalidate the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, a move that would strip health insurance from more than 20 million people in the middle of a pandemic and slash taxes for the richest Americans. The brief (pdf), submitted by the …

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Supreme Court Election Year Vacancy ‘Would be Different’ This Time From Merrick Garland in 2016, Says Lindsey Graham

Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee Sen. Lindsey Graham said in an interview airing Sunday that the public should not expect a vacancy on the Supreme Court to remain open this election year, despite what happened last time.  Graham, a South Carolina Republican, told journalist Greta Van Susteren that 2020 presents a different situation than …

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