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Scalia: ‘I Haven’t Had a Falling Out with Justice Roberts’

Scalia: ‘I Haven’t Had a Falling Out with Justice Roberts’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissed reports that the recent health care decision created a rift between him and Chief Justice John Roberts.“Who told you that?” Scalia asked CNN’s P…

Immigration Groups File Suit Against AZ Immigration Law

Immigration Groups File Suit Against AZ Immigration Law

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Staying true to their promise, immigration groups are asking a federal judge to block Arizona’s “show me your papers provision” from going into effect.The provision, which the Supreme Court up…

Biden Warns of ‘Six Scalias’ on Supreme Court Under Romney

Biden Warns of ‘Six Scalias’ on Supreme Court Under Romney

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PARK CITY, Utah) — Vice President Joe Biden warned supporters on Tuesday that a Mitt Romney presidency could mean a Supreme Court with “six Scalias,” referring to Justice Antonin Scalia, one of the court’s mos…

Romney Avoids Taking a Stand on Supreme Court’s Ruling on Juvenile Sentencing

Romney Avoids Taking a Stand on Supreme Court’s Ruling on Juvenile Sentencing

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) – Tuesday, Mitt Romney said he favors “swift and severe punishment” for serious crimes, but wouldn’t go so far as to say he thought the Supreme Court was wrong to rule th…

Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas Won’t Implement Portions of ‘Obamacare’

Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas Won’t Implement Portions of ‘Obamacare’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry will send a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday informing her that Texas will not implement two portions of President Obama’s health care pl…

Editorial Says Romney’s Supreme Court Reaction Threatens His Chances

Editorial Says Romney’s Supreme Court Reaction Threatens His Chances

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WOLFEBORO N.H.) — A scathing Wall Street Journal editorial Thursday morning said the Romney campaign’s — and now Romney’s — comments on the Supreme Court health decision will be considered a “a turning poi…

Romney Calls Individual Mandate a Tax, Contradicts His Top Aide

Romney Calls Individual Mandate a Tax, Contradicts His Top Aide

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney steered his campaign message back in line with other top Republicans on Wednesday, insisting that the health care law’s individual mandate that requires most Americans to buy health insurance wa…

‘Obamacare’ Ruling Puts New Emphasis on State Governments

‘Obamacare’ Ruling Puts New Emphasis on State Governments

(WASHINGTON) — There are very few certainties in politics, but the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, the controversial health care law colloquially referred to as “Obamacare,” resulted in one of those rare sure things: It assured that…

‘Obamacare’ Ruling Puts New Emphasis on State Governments

‘Obamacare’ Ruling Puts New Emphasis on State Governments

(WASHINGTON) — There are very few certainties in politics, but the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, the controversial health care law colloquially referred to as “Obamacare,” resulted in one of those rare sure things: It assured that…

‘Obamacare’ Ruling Puts New Emphasis on State Governments

‘Obamacare’ Ruling Puts New Emphasis on State Governments

(WASHINGTON) — There are very few certainties in politics, but the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act, the controversial health care law colloquially referred to as “Obamacare,” resulted in one of those rare sure things: It assured that…

Public Divides on Health Care Ruling, But Romney’s Plans Fall Shorter

Public Divides on Health Care Ruling, But Romney’s Plans Fall Shorter

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Americans divide on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the federal health care law and on President Obama’s plans for the health care system alike, while favorable views of Mitt Romney’s approach t…

US Capitol Weathers DC’s Devastating Storm

US Capitol Weathers DC’s Devastating Storm

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — While Washington cleans up Monday morning after last weekend’s severe weather, one of the oldest and most historic buildings in the nation’s capital appears to have escaped relatively unscathed: the U.S. Capi…

GOP Counters Obama Campaign’s ‘BFD’ T-Shirt

GOP Counters Obama Campaign’s ‘BFD’ T-Shirt

National Republican Congressional Committee/Facebook(WASHINGTON) — Republicans have taken the Obama campaign’s “big f—ing deal” T-shirt and raised him a “big f—ing tax” shirt as both parties try to take contro…

John Roberts: With ‘ObamaCare’, the Supreme Court’s New Swing Vote?

John Roberts: With ‘ObamaCare’, the Supreme Court’s New Swing Vote?

Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — When Glenn Beck starts selling T-shirts calling you a coward, you’re no longer the hero of the right sitting on the highest bench in the land. Such is the fate of one John G. Roberts Jr., the Chief Justice of th…

Obama Camp Says It Outraised Romney After Supreme Court Ruling

Obama Camp Says It Outraised Romney After Supreme Court Ruling

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/PeteSouza/White House(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s campaign claims to have outraised Mitt Romney in online donations since the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold the president’s health law was hand…

Obama Campaign: Health Care ‘Still a BFD’

Obama Campaign: Health Care ‘Still a BFD’

Courtesy: Obama for America(NEW YORK) — On the president’s campaign Twitter feed last night, Obama campaign staffers reminded followers of Vice President Biden’s March 2010 open-mic remark that passing the health care bill was a “big…

Romney: There’s Greater Urgency in Election After Health Care Ruling

Romney: There’s Greater Urgency in Election After Health Care Ruling

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney said there is “greater urgency” in the election now following the decision by the Supreme Court to uphold President Obama’s health care plan. “What happened yesterday calls for greater urgency, I believe…

Medical Organizations Applaud Health Care Ruling

Medical Organizations Applaud Health Care Ruling

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday that the Affordable Care Act, with its individual mandate, is constitutional has elicited a wide range of opinions from across the medical community.Most major national m…

GOP Unwilling to Let Obama ‘Move Forward’ After Health Care Ruling

GOP Unwilling to Let Obama ‘Move Forward’ After Health Care Ruling

Joe Raedle/Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Though the Supreme Court ruling on the Obama administration’s signature health care reform law dominated the news cycle on Thursday, there were already signs that the landmark decision m…

Health Care Law Ruling: Supreme Court Upholds Individual Mandate

Health Care Law Ruling: Supreme Court Upholds Individual Mandate

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In a landmark ruling with wide-ranging implications, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the so-called individual mandate requiring Americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty, the key part of President Oba…

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