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Philippines' War vs Drugs

Philippines' Duterte, chief justice clash views on war vs drugs

Aug 27, 2016 04:47 PM EDT

The newly-elected president, less than two months in office, gained popularity in his war against drugs, tagging high ranking government officials such as a senator, court judges, police generals, governors and mayors in illegal drug activities.

Clarence Thomas

Justice Clarence Thomas Breaks 10-Year Streak, Speaks From Supreme Court Bench

Feb 29, 2016 01:34 PM EST

Justice Clarence Thomas broke his 10-year silent streak from the bench Monday, illiciting shock from almost everyone inside the courtroom.

Jan Brewer Endorses Donald Trump

Jan Brewer: Former Arizona Governor Endorses Donald Trump

Feb 28, 2016 10:31 AM EST

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has given his endorsement to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's candidacy.

Brian Sandoval

Brian Sandoval, Nevada Governor, Withdraws Name From Supreme Court Consideration

Feb 25, 2016 02:21 PM EST

Brian Sandoval has removed himself from consideration as a Supreme Court justice.

Brian Sandoval

Brian Sandoval Being Considered For Supreme Court Vacancy?

Feb 25, 2016 09:57 AM EST

Speculations are rife that Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is being considered to replace Justice Antonin Scalia.

Antonin Scalia

Justice Antonin Scalia Honored In Small Ceremony

Feb 19, 2016 02:37 PM EST

Justice Antonin Scalia’s widow, children and former co-workers paid tribute to him in a small ceremony held at the Supreme Court building on Friday.

President Obama

White House Says Obama 'Regrets' 2006 Filibustering Nomination Of Samuel Alito

Feb 17, 2016 04:00 PM EST

"The president's objections to then-President Bush's nominee were based in substance," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said.

Ted Cruz

Thomas Sowell 'World's Greatest Living Economist' Backs Ted Cruz

Feb 17, 2016 03:08 AM EST

Ted Cruz now has the backing of economist Thomas Sowell.

President Obama

Obama: Supreme Court Nomination Will Be Made This Year, 'Constitution Is Pretty Clear'

Feb 17, 2016 02:48 AM EST

President Obama said Tuesday that the Constitution is clear about what is supposed to happen.

Scalia Funeral

Supreme Court Justice Antoni Scalia's Funeral Set For Saturday

Feb 16, 2016 03:12 PM EST

Justice Antonin Scalia's body will lie in repose at the Supreme Court Friday and will then be buried during his funeral the following day.

Antonin Scalia

John Boehner Tried To Recruit Antonin Scalia For 1996 Vice Presidential Run

Feb 16, 2016 02:03 PM EST

Antonin Scalia's grace, good humor and genuine respect for others would have made him an excellent vice president or president, according to John Boehner.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton: Scalia's Replacement Will Be Somebody The Senate Has Previously Confirmed

Feb 16, 2016 09:39 AM EST

"We've got some judges on the courts of appeals, they were confirmed 99 to nothing," Clinton said Monday

President Barack Obama

Antonin Scalia Death: President Obama Responds, Calls Justice 'A Brilliant Mind' (VIDEO)

Feb 14, 2016 11:00 AM EST

President Obama said that he would soon nominate a successor to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia after his death.

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington Stars As Anita Hill In First Trailer For HBO’s ‘Confirmation’ (VIDEO)

Feb 12, 2016 03:12 PM EST

Kerry Washington and Wendell Pierce face off in the movie about the confirmation hearings on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Power plant

Supreme Court Blocks Obama's Carbon Emissions Rule Until Legality Determined

Feb 09, 2016 10:30 PM EST

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court temporarily halted the EPA's carbon emission rules until its legality – what many are calling an unprecedented power grab – is determined in a lower appeals court.

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