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Supreme Court to tackle gay marriage

Supreme Court to tackle gay marriage


Supreme Court to tackle gay marriage

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 02:03 PM PDT

The one-sentence order from the U.S. Supreme Court was brief but emphatic. The year was 1972 and the justices were asked to decide something extraordinary in that era: whether an openly gay couple from Minnesota had a "fundamental right" under the Constitution to legally wed.

Supreme Court to tackle gay marriage

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 01:57 PM PDT

The one-sentence order from the U.S. Supreme Court was brief but emphatic. The year was 1972 and the justices were asked to decide something extraordinary in that era: whether an openly gay couple from Minnesota had a "fundamental right" under the Constitution to legally wed.

Rand Paul blasts Obama as arrogant 'autocrat'

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 12:56 PM PDT

Sen. Rand Paul castigated President Barack Obama on Friday for his use of executive action, arguing the President is an "arrogant" leader whose policies resemble those of an "autocrat."

Write-in candidate smokes what she says is marijuana in political ad

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 01:31 PM PDT

A medical marijuana advocate turned write-in candidate for Rhode Island governor has garnered instant social media attention by smoking what she says is pot in a campaign video.

Rand Paul blasts Obama as arrogant 'autocrat'

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 12:56 PM PDT

Sen. Rand Paul castigated President Barack Obama on Friday for his use of executive action, arguing the President is an "arrogant" leader whose policies resemble those of an "autocrat."

Opinion: Holder a fighter who would not cower

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 05:30 AM PDT

Errol Louis says history will remember him for changing the conversation on race and expanding access to justice for groups seeking acceptance and fairness in America

Jihadist threat not as big as you think

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 09:31 AM PDT

Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider say a new report counts the number of militants fighting for jihad worldwide. Verdict? It's a relatively small number

Many hurdles to replacing Holder

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 06:27 AM PDT

Holder takes credit for lower federal prison population

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 01:42 PM PDT

Attorney General Eric Holder is taking credit for the first drop in the federal prison population in a generation, citing his "Smart on Crime" initiative that seeks to moderate prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders.

Holder: My work on voting rights most important

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 10:36 AM PDT

The first speech Eric Holder gave after he announced his upcoming resignation was fittingly at an event hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus, where the nation's first African-American attorney general said he's most proud of his efforts to protect voting rights laws.

Who might replace him?

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 05:09 AM PDT

CNN's Evan Perez reports.

Holder: 'Mixed emotions'

Posted: 26 Sep 2014 05:10 AM PDT

Attorney General Eric Holder announces his resignation from his post.

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