At issue was whether the CFPB's sole director possesses too much power in violation of the authority the U.S. Constitution gives a president to appoint and remove certain federal officials. A ruling in favor of the bank could have allowed a president to fire the agency's director for any reason.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s first absence from the bench extended into a second day on Tuesday as the 85-year-old jurist continued her recovery from lung cancer surgery at home.
If Trump makes a last-ditch effort to declare a fake emergency to build his wall, Congress and the courts will be there to sink him almost immediately.
By Andrew Chung and Simon Thompson
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is already up and working in her hospital room, a day after breaking three ribs in a fall, her nephew said late on Thursday at the Hollywood premiere of a film about her life.
The U.S. Supreme Court for a second straight year refused on Monday to hear a challenge to California's limits on carrying handguns in public, dealing another setback to gun rights proponents.
This Saturday morning tantrum from the president shows how desperate he and Republicans in Congress are ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections.
The loss for the administration means it now faces a high-profile examination of U.S. climate change policy during the trial that was due to begin on Oct. 29 in Eugene, Oregon but has since been postponed by the judge.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a bid by Republican legislators in Pennsylvania to reinstate a congressional district map struck down by that state's top court as unlawfully biased in favor of Republicans.
On Thursday, Newt Gingrich confirmed what most Americans already knew: Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is a pawn for Donald Trump.
By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Brett Kavanaugh spent a collegial first day on the bench as a U.S. Supreme Court justice on Tuesday that contrasted sharply with the venom of his confirmation process, taking an active role in arguments alongside his eight new colleagues.
With the potential for more evidence and allegations to surface, there will be a permanent cloud over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court seat.
Female opposition to the Republican push to confirm Kavanaugh shot up by double digits since last month, from 42 percent to 55 percent.
It's easy to be proven innocent when you conduct an investigation that ignores all evidence that could prove any wrongdoing.
Ahead of Saturday's confirmation vote, Brett Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez shredded U.S. Senators for turning a blind on a sexual assault.
Going forward, the American people would be better served by ignoring this fraud – at least until she's thrown out in 2020.
Republicans will celebrate their so-called victory on Saturday, but in exactly a month they could regret ever confirming Brett Kavanaugh.
Sen. Coons seems to be making yet another appeal to the same part of Flake that convinced him to have a change of heart last week.
For the first time in over three decades, the Washington Post editorial board is urging the United States Senate to reject a Supreme Court nominee.
It is up to the remaining undecided GOP women in the Senate to step up and show the same political courage that Heitkamp showed on Thursday.
Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp said on Thursday she would vote against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a radio interview.