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Setting up an appeal to the Supreme Court on the volatile constitutional issue of same-sex marriage, the federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reconsider a decision that nullified California’s “Proposition 8.”
The outcome of Tuesday’s recall election for Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin could mark a decisive turning point in Mitt Romney’s quest to be president.
Lyle Denniston looks at the outcome of the John Edwards case, and if the Constitution will tolerate the imaginative use of the criminal law to restrain political campaign donations.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that 31 homeowners weren’t entitled to $8,000 sewer hookup refunds when their neighbors only paid $1,000 for the same service. The ruling in Armour v. Indianapolis was a little more complicated than that, but the financial imbalance angered Chief Justice John Roberts, who dissented in the 6-3 vote and… [Continue Reading]
Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential candidate, is reportedly mulling over a surprising move as he names a vice presidential running mate. But don’t expect a repeat of the Sarah Palin move in 2008.