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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on Monday appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the first of several scheduled days of testimony, as Democrats called her an independent moderate while Republicans portrayed her as liberal ideologue.
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Elena Kagan returns Monday to the Senate Judiciary Committee, and a seat on the Supreme Court hangs in the balance.
Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who holds the record as the longest-serving member of Congress, is seriously ill in a Washington-area hospital.
Martin Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a prominent lawyer in his own right, has died. He was 78.
Democrats are committed to attacking our First Amendment rights by passing a bill that will limit freedom of speech for groups with whom they disagree. It is a tragedy that our lawmakers would rather rig the system in their favor than fulfill their elective responsibility of upholding and protecting the Constitution. This sorry spectacle confirms the importance of ensuring that our governmental system adheres to the Constitution.
Six people were executed as China prepared to mark a global anti-drug day, state press said Friday.
Undercutting convictions against Jeffrey Skilling and media magnate Conrad Black, a Supreme Court ruling could affect other high-profile corruption cases against political and business leaders.
A first push by congressional Democrats to counter a Supreme Court decision allowing business and labor groups to spend freely in political campaigns cleared a big hurdle Thursday, as the House narrowly passed legislation that calls for stricter campaign finance disclosures.