Over the dissents of two Justices, the Supreme Court on Friday morning allowed Michigan voters to cast a straight-ticket ballot — a single vote that applies to every candidate from one party.
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The federal government’s high-profile criminal case against the former governor of Virginia and his wife on public corruption charges ended abruptly on Thursday afternoon as Justice Department officials said they will ask a judge to dismiss all charges and bar their revival.
Lyle Denniston, our Supreme Court correspondent, looks a Senate subcommittee’s demand for information from an online publisher about how it conducts its business – and a potential First Amendment conflict that could merit the Supreme Court’s attention.
National Constitution Center Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston looks at efforts from the Justice Department and civil rights organizations to bring back federal election observers in some states.
The state Democratic party in Ohio and some of its county organizations and voters have asked the Supreme Court to reinstate five days of early voting in this year’s general election — the so-called “Golden Week” that had been heavily used by black and low-income voters who tend to support Democratic candidates.