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  • **FILE** Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (Associated Press)

    Clarence Thomas: Obama's star rose because he fit elites' mold

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas suggested to C-SPAN that the nation's first black president came by way of a compliant media that only embraced him because he fit the stereotypical mold.


  • Anita Hill reflects on Senate hearings in `Anita'

    Anita Hill made national headlines in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had made sexually inappropriate comments toward her, giving prominent exposure to the idea of sexual harassment. Hill was verbally attacked, and Thomas was confirmed.


  • Anita Hill poses for a portrait during the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Park City, Utah. Hill made national headlines in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. Now, more than 20 years later, director Freida Mock explores Hill's landmark testimony and the resulting social and political changes in the documentary "Anita," premiering Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival. (Photo by Victorial Will/Invision/AP)

    Anita Hill reflects on Senate hearings in 'Anita'

    Anita Hill made national headlines in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had made sexually inappropriate comments toward her, giving prominent exposure to the idea of sexual harassment. Hill was verbally attacked, and Thomas was confirmed.


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    GINGREY: GOP Doctors Caucus' diagnosis

    The Supreme Court may have ruled it constitutional, but Obamacare remains a disastrous, un-American law. In upholding President Obama's health care mandate by deeming its noncompliance penalty a tax, the Supreme Court effectively rewrote the bill.


  • **FILE** Former Vice President Dick Cheney (Associated Press)

    Supreme Court protects Secret Service agents

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that two Secret Service agents are shielded from a lawsuit filed by a man they arrested after a confrontation with then-Vice President Dick Cheney.


  • Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in the Supreme Court's 8-0 decision that because of uncertainty of the law about certain arrests, two Secret Service agents could not be sued by a man they arrested after he confronted Vice President Dick Cheney. (Associated Press)

    Supreme Court protects Secret Service agents

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that two Secret Service agents are shielded from a lawsuit filed by a man they arrested after a confrontation with then-Vice President Dick Cheney.


  • Dr. Michael Newman (right), a Washington internist who supports the Affordable Care Act, is interviewed by C-SPAN in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington on Monday, March 26, 2012, as the court hears oral arguments on challenges to the law. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    High court's open-minded GOP appointees may give health care a chance

    A curious thing about this week's Supreme Court hearings on President Obama's health care law is that while nobody doubts how the four Democrat-appointed justices will decide, there is no such certainty on how the Republican appointees will rule in the case, which will go a long way toward defining the scope and limits of government power in the 21st century.


  • **FILE** The Supreme Court (Associated Press)

    Supreme Court throws out judge-drawn Texas electoral maps

    The Supreme Court on Friday threw out electoral maps drawn by federal judges in Texas that favored minorities. The decision ultimately could affect control of the U.S. House of Representatives and leaves the fate of Texas' April primaries unclear.


  • Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    SANTORUM: Romney's record of judicial capitulation

    Name the last nominee to the Supreme Court by a Democratic president who turned out to be a judicial conservative. Maybe Justice Byron White, appointed by John F. Kennedy, who dissented from Roe v. Wade, but one largely draws a blank. Ask the converse, and the list is long and disheartening.


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