Senate Votes 51-49 To Push Kavanaugh Nomination ForwardSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing ahead with little room for error.
‘Deeply Disappointed’: Ellison, CAIR React To SCOTUS Upholding Travel BanRep. Keith Ellison and the Council of America-Islamic Relations (CAIR) are quickly reacting after the Supreme Court voted to uphold President Trump’s travel ban Tuesday.
SCOTUS Takes Up Challenge By Crisis Pregnancy CentersThe Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a free speech fight over California's attempt to regulate anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.
SCOTUS To Consider MN Voting Place Ban On Political AttireSeveral groups sued just before the 2010 election to try to ensure officials would not bar them from wearing tea party apparel to the polls.
SCOTUS Sympathetic To Property Owners In MN Wetlands CaseThe Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to make it easier for private landowners to challenge in court a government designation of property as protected federal wetlands.
Iowa's Grassley Stands At Center Of SCOTUS StormAs chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Charles Grassley stands at the center of the battle over President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee.
Klobuchar, Sen. Democrats Stress Constitutional Duty To Fill SCOTUS VacancySenate democrats are stressing their constitutional responsibility to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court.
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.
Minnesota Couples Celebrate Supreme Court Marriage RulingTens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Loring Park in Minneapolis this weekend to celebrate gay pride.
Minnesota Officials React To SCOTUS Marriage Equality RulingThe Supreme Court of the United States ruled Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. While Minnesota was an early adopter of marriage equality, that didn't stop them from celebrating and voicing their support of the ruling.
As SCOTUS Upholds Affordable Care Act, MN GOP Calls For MNsure's DemiseThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law SubsidiesThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
5 Minnesota Mayors Urge SCOTUS To Support Marriage EqualityFive Minnesota mayors signed an amici curiae brief in support of marriage equality, which is being submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court as it prepares to hear arguments once again on whether to legalize same-sex marriage.
Wisconsin Appeals Gay Marriage Case To SCOTUSWisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. Van Hollen, a Republican, filed the request Tuesday. It's unclear when the high court might respond.
Minnesotans React To SCOTUS Ruling On Employers Providing Contraceptives A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law. The justices' 5-4 decision, splitting conservatives and liberals, means the Obama administration must search for a different way of providing free contraception to women who are covered under the health insurance plans of objecting companies.