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  1. Where The Big Healthcare Bulls Are Running: Notes From The 2015 JP Morgan ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

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  2. Justices will review use of midazolam as execution drugRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KIII

    The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma. The justices agreed Friday to review whether the sedative midazolam can be used in executions because of concerns that it does not produce a deep, comalike unconsciousness and ensure that a prisoner does not experience intense and needless pain when other drugs are injected to kill him.

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  3. Group that disrupted the Supreme Court posts videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... But it also provides clear audio of the seven protesters from the group 99Rise, as well as Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.'s joke, after he thought there was only one protester: "Our second order of business this morninga ." A piece of grainy ...

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  4. High Court to Hear Lethal Injection CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

    The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma. The justices agreed Friday to review whether the sedative midazolam can be used in executions because of concerns that it does not produce a deep, comalike unconsciousness and ensure that a prisoner does not experience intense and needless pain when other drugs are injected to kill him. 4 comments

  5. Texas takes civil rights challenge all the way to the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Grist Magazine

    The war on civil rights protections continues at the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2013, the high court crippled the Voting Rights Act, and last year it upheld an affirmative action ban in Michigan.

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  6. Supreme Court Backs Whistleblowing Air MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    On January 21st, the Supreme Court affirmed a former air marshal's right to whistleblower protection relating to his leaking of air security plans to the media. The 7-2 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts in the case, Department of Homeland Security v.

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  7. 4For Chief Justice John Roberts, anti-Obamacare lawsuit poses major dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    The government has now filed its brief responding to the challengers in the King v. Burwell lawsuit , which claims the Affordable Care Act doesn't make subsidies available to people in states on the federal exchange.

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  8. Editorial: The right choice for immigration directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Sometimes you get to the right place in the wrong way. The U.S. Senate last week confirmed U.S. Attorney Sarah SaldaA a as the next director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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  9. The Billion Dollar DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Indianapolis Business News

    That's the total value of the tax credits and cost-sharing features Hoosiers will be enjoying in the Obamacare insurance exchange, which will conclude its second enrollment period on Feb. 15, according to a model prepared by the left-leaning D.C. think tank.

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  10. MomentumNUCLEAR FOLLIESRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2010 | American Reporter

    It's easy to make the case that there is nothing that has done more to damage the proper functioning of our democracy than the system of legalized bribery and graft that now dominates the American political process. Over the past year in Congress, we've seen the big insurance companies disrupt the health care debate, the big banks opposing regulations to protect our economy, and the big oil companies slow efforts to address global warming.

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  11. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Federal Air Marshal Whistleblower & Upholds Whistleblower LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Pam's House Blend

    A federal air marshal whistleblower won an important Supreme Court victory on January 21 when justices voted 7-2 that his disclosures were covered by the Whistleblower Protection Act and had not been "specifically prohibited by the law," as the government claimed. Robert J. MacLean, a former Transportation Security Agency air marshal, became a federal air marshal in 2001.

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  12. Whistleblower Protection Extends To Federal Workers Who Violate Agency RegulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | JD Supra

    Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court held that an agent of the Transportation Security Administration who disclosed information that was prohibited by TSA regulations, was nonetheless protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act. The Court's reasoning centered around the fact that "regulations" are not "laws."

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  13. Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Philly.com

    For the second time in 11 months, opponents of Supreme Court rulings lifting limits on money in political campaigns briefly disrupted proceedings in the courtroom and embarrassed the court by managing to get a camera past court security. The protest Wednesday took place on the fifth anniversary of the court's Citizen United ruling that freed corporations and labor unions to spend as much as they want on elections for Congress and president.

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  14. For SCOTUS Chief Justice John Roberts, anti-Obamacare lawsuit poses major dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    The government has now filed its brief responding to the challengers in the King v. Burwell lawsuit , which claims the Affordable Care Act doesn't make subsidies available to people in states on the federal exchange.

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  15. Kingdom come, thy will be doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | San Diego Source

    The Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Simpson, long deceased, is credited with the observation that "a woman cannot be too rich or too thin." Researchers at Oxfam released a report last week prepared from publicly available information that offers the following insight: "The very richest of the top 1%, the billionaires on the Forbes list, have seen their wealth accumulate even faster over this [four-year] period.

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  16. SCOTUS Victory for Air Marshal Whistle-BlowerRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Courthouse News Service

    Federal law did not block a federal air marshal from attacking Homeland Security's dress code in an MSNBC interview, the Supreme Court ruled. Robert MacLean, who became a federal air marshal in 2001, initially went to the media out of dissatisfaction with an agency directive canceling missions on flights out of Las Vegas.

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  17. Scalia to the Rescue?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Slate Magazine

    Supreme Court justices can be ideologues, activists, and dogmatists. But they're also lawyers, and - when they're able to put aside their personal prejudices - they can usually recognize a bad argument when they hear one.

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  18. Upset over private donations, Liberal protestors barged in on the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Catholic.org

    Chief Justice John Roberts was about to announce the day's opinions when a protester stood up and began shouted: "We are the 99%!" Get a Catholic email address for yourself, or give one as a gift. Safe, secure, and encrypted.

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  19. Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt US Supreme courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    For the second time in 11 months, opponents of Supreme Court rulings lifting limits on money in political campaigns briefly disrupted proceedings in the courtroom and embarrassed the court by managing to get a camera past court security. The protest Wednesday took place on the fifth anniversary of the court's Citizen United ruling that freed corporations and labor unions to spend as much as they want on elections for Congress and president.

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  20. Supreme Court appears divided on whether providers can sue for higher Medicaid ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | McKnightsonline.com

    The Supreme Court appears to be split over the question of whether healthcare providers have a right to sue states over low Medicaid rates, court watchers noted after oral arguments on Tuesday. The case, Armstrong vs. Exceptional Child Center , originated in Idaho.

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