WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama stands before Congress and the nation Tuesday night, there will be little hint of the cram-it-in, squeeze-it-out, please-put-it-back dynamic that went into the making of his State of the Union address. In the days and weeks before every State of the Union, Cabinet members, policy advocates and others suddenly [...]
Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport heard some good news from President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address Tuesday. “I was delighted to hear the president’s enthusiasm to sign legislation that ends insider trading in Congress and finally reigns in the political intelligence industry that’s been lurking in the shadows of the halls [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chief Justice John Roberts will lead a contingent of six Supreme Court justices at President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech, quieting speculation that only Democratic appointees to the court would attend.
When the president addresses Congress in his State of the Union speech next month, Justice Stephen Breyer will be front and center. Despite the controversy stemming from President Obama’s comments …
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Antonin Scalia believes U.S. Supreme Court justices are all too often deciding the nation’s morals from the bench. He thinks the nomination process has turned into “absurd political theater.”
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor predicts that fewer Court justices will attend State of the Union addresses because of the “awkward” position in which it places them.
When the president gives his next State of the Union address, don’t be surprised if the nation’s chief justice is not sitting front and center.