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Sam Baker

Oversight

Will Gorsuch Have to Rule on Trump’s Travel Ban?

Trump’s executive order on immigration is headed for the Supreme Court.

Oversight

Will Obama Push a Politician for the Supreme Court?

The Roberts Court is the first without a single justice who was ever elected to any office. Brian Sandoval could change that.

Oversight

Obama’s Second-Term Agenda Hits a Roadblock: the Supreme Court

The president’s legacy has mostly survived legal challenges so far, but the shift toward executive action could change that.

Management

The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Obama’s Immigration Plans Live or Die

The Court agrees to rule on the legal status of 4.3 million immigrants, taking on a hot issue in the presidential race.

Pay & Benefits

At Supreme Court, Ominous Signs for Public-Sector Unions

The justices seemed likely to rule that certain union fees violate the First Amendment.

Management

Justice Department to Supreme Court: Rule On Immigration Quickly

If the Supreme Court doesn’t rule soon on Obama’s immigration programs, he won’t be able to implement them before leaving office.

Oversight

House GOP Can Pursue Obamacare Lawsuit, Judge Says

Federal judge’s ruling lets controversial lawsuit against Obama administration continue.

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Supreme Court: Constitution Protects Birthright Citizenship

In a case with a lot of similarities to today’s immigration debate, the high court said the children of undocumented immigrants are still U.S. citizens.

Oversight

Why Republicans Can't Stop Obama's Executive Actions on Day One

Reversing Obama’s regulations and executive actions wouldn’t be as simple as the Republican field would have you believe.

Management

EPA Worked To Shield The White House Climate Plan From The Courts

Legal experts say the new rules on power plants are destined for the Supreme Court, but the EPA tweaked the policy to help improve its chances.

Oversight

How Will Recent Supreme Court Decisions Affect Boehner's Obamacare Lawsuit?

Lawyers in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act say the high court's redistricting opinion helped them clear their biggest hurdle.

Management

The Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Obamacare Insurance Subsidies

The court says a challenge based on an ambiguous word was "unpersuasive."

Oversight

Supreme Court To USDA: Hands Off the Raisins

The court struck down a program that seized excess raisins in an effort to stabilize prices.

Oversight

This is How Republicans Want to Fix Obamacare

If the Supreme Court rules against the administration, the GOP will attempt to use its leverage to make some big changes.

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If Cruz Is ‘on Obamacare,’ So Are His 2016 Rivals

Ted Cruz is not the first Republican to get covered through the exchanges—which was a Republican’s mandate.

Management

Obama: Obamacare Works, Beyond a 'Shred of a Doubt'

The president accused the Republicans of making false promises about the law and criticized them for failing to offer a "credible" alternative.

Management

5 Years In, 5 Busted Predictions About Obamacare

The health care law is defying Democrats’ dreams and Republicans’ warnings.

State & Local

GOP Voters Back Obamacare Fix. GOP Governors, Not So Much.

A poll finds widespread support for restoring the Affordable Care Act's insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates them.