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Neil Gorsuch, Antonin Scalia and originalism, explained

Perhaps the biggest reason Republicans love Neil Gorsuch’s selection as President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee — apart from his age — is the fact that he’s a demonstrated originalist. Among conservatives, that’s basically code for “not an activist judge.” ...

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Jeff Sessions approved by Judiciary Committee after another bitter hearing

WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday voted 11-9 to advance the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general. He is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate by the end of the week. Republicans, who ...

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Neil Gorsuch naturally equipped for his spot on Trump’s Supreme Court shortlist

President Donald Trump said Monday morning that he will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court at 8 p.m. Tuesday. While others may remain under consideration, three appeals court judges from Alabama, Pennsylvania and Colorado are considered to have the ...

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Lawsuit: ICE agent raided restaurant to help rival

In July, 2013, Homeland Security investigators raided a popular Las Vegas Korean supper club, detaining its employees for intense hours-long interrogations. According to a lawsuit, they were acting under orders of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent, who portrayed ...

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Hot holiday toy subject of class action lawsuit

When Jared Winegarden, of Clarksville, Tenn., bought the Hatchimal for his youngest daughter, he felt like “Super Dad,” he wrote in a review on Amazon. “I don’t want to mention how much I spent for this thing – it’s embarrassing,” ...

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