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Supreme Court will shape the 2020 presidential race CNNPolitics

Supreme Court will shape the 2020 presidential race CNNPolitics With President Donald Trumps two appointments locking in a 5 4 majority for conservatives on the court and the courts two oldest members being among its four liberals, fears about its makeup and potentially backlash over its decisions are likely to become flashpoints for Trump and Democratic candidates alike. An early...

Chief Justice pauses contempt order for mystery company in Mueller investigation CNNPolitics

Chief Justice pauses contempt order for mystery company in Mueller investigation CNNPolitics The order puts on hold the contempt citation issued by a DC federal judge against the company related to a grand jury subpoena it received, but only long enough for the justices to decide whether they want to intervene in the case. The company asked the Supreme Court...

California Forward: How to Move Government Closer to the People – Sign our Petition

[music-guitar] The most complex problems [rain falling] sometimes have the most common-sense solutions. [birds chirping] In california our government is too far from the people that represents. It’s easy for leaders to lose touch with the communities they serve. Too often funding comes with restrictions that limit the flexibility local governments [stretching sound] need to solve a problem. And when...

Partisan gerrymandering Supreme Court discusses behind closed doors CNNPolitics

Partisan gerrymandering Supreme Court discusses behind closed doors CNNPolitics The court has never established a standard to resolve extreme partisan gerrymanders, and if it chooses to do so, it could revolutionize the way congressional and state legislative maps are drawn. The issue often divides conservatives, who have suggested that courts should steer clear of such political disputes, and liberals, like...