The high court unanimously ruled the U.S. government can be sued for federal prison guard actions. Does that include sexual assault?
Spectators believe the Supreme Court is far more likely to strike down DOMA than Proposition 8. Listen to the arguments here.
For starters, it could pay off student loan debts (at $26,000 each) for at least 631 people.
Initial reports suggest the high court is leaning toward striking down the DOMA. Transcript available here.
Why do most people say they oppose gay and lesbian marriages? Religion.
It appears the Supreme Court will not have a majority to either uphold or strike down the California ban. Listen to the arguments here.
Congress is not acting to fix the trillion-dollar student loan debt problem. A private startup has an idea, which hasn't convinced everybody.
The nation's high court will take on the constitutionality of both California's Proposition 8, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
The former GOP presidential hopeful clearly wasn't ready to back up her allegations about the president's "lavish living" with facts.
Most of those arrested for low-level possession are either minorities or young adults.
The Kentucky senator implied banning abortion could undermine not only women's health, but doctor-patient confidentiality.
Sante Fe officials argue the gender-neutral language in the state's marriage statute never outlawed gay marriage.
While not huge, new fees will be hard to swallow for people who already devote about a quarter of their income to student loan repayments.
However, Paul emphasized that Congress must take steps to strengthen security at the nation’s borders before opening citizenship.
It appears that the former congressman's Twitter sex scandal, and not his legislative accomplishments, have lived on in the public memory.
The more than 2,500 "phantom requests" for absentee ballots may have been intended to sway the 2012 primary election.
The RNC report on why Republicans lost the election proposes a number of remedies, but Republicans on the ground are doing the opposite.
House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said the controversial project would not reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil or create a substantial number of jobs.
The conservative media has been noticeably silent in the days following Scott Prouty's unveiling.
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