Democratic Opposition To Gorsuch Grows; Schumer Warns Against Rule ChangeSenate Democratic opposition to Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee swelled Friday as Democrats neared the numbers needed to block Judge Neil Gorsuch with a filibuster.
What If Election Dispute Goes To 8-Member SCOTUS?"It would be Bush v. Gore, with a twist," said one election law expert, law professor Richard Hasen at the University of California at Irvine.
Supreme Court Upholds Conviction In Mendota Heights Officer's DeathThe Minnesota Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a man who killed a Mendota Heights police officer.
Obama Seeks SCOTUS Candidate With GOP Support, Biden SaysPresident Barack Obama is looking to nominate a Supreme Court candidate who has enjoyed past Republican support, Vice President Joe Biden said, offering some of the first indications of the president's criteria in replacing the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Klobuchar: I’m Not Interested In Scalia's SeatPresident Barack Obama says he will nominate someone to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia, who died unexpectedly on Saturday. The president is asking senators to "do their job" and keep an open mind.
Klobuchar Mentioned As Possible Scalia ReplacementMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is one of the people being mentioned as a possible replacement for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Supreme Court Ruling On Life Sentences May Affect Minnesota ManAttorneys say a U.S. Supreme Court ruling likely means a Minnesota man sentenced to life without parole for raping and killing a Woodbury girl when he was 17 will get hearing on whether his sentence should be reduced.
Couple Considering Lawsuit Against Blue Earth County To Legalize MarriageA Minnesota couple is considering filing a federal lawsuit against a Minnesota county for its failure to recognize their marriage as legal. Michael McConnell and Jack Baker are believed to be the first gay couple in the nation to have gotten a marriage license.
Scalia Talks Death Penalty At University Of Minnesota Law SchoolJustice Antonin Scalia says it "wouldn't surprise" him to see the U.S. Supreme Court invalidate the death penalty after moving in recent years to restrict its application.
Gay, Straight Couples Say 'I Do' To Justice Kennedy's WordsEmily Smith and Jillian Levine had already chosen a venue, booked a band and written the first draft of the ceremony for their wedding when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gay couples nationwide have a right to marry. Within minutes of the June 26 ruling, Levine texted her fiancée a rainbow emoji and a question about their ceremony.
Wis. Court Ends Probe Of Presidential Hopeful WalkerThe Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday ended a secret investigation into whether Republican Gov. Scott Walker's campaign illegally coordinated with conservative groups in winning his 2012 recall election.
Democrats Want To Remove Marriage Definition In Wis. ConstitutionWisconsin Democrats say they want to eliminate nullified language in the state's constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.