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Romney: Obama’s Supreme Court Warning a ‘Curious Turn of Events’

Romney: Obama’s Supreme Court Warning a ‘Curious Turn of Events’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PEWAUKEE, Wis.) — Mitt Romney said on Tuesday that if President Obama is trying to intimidate the Supreme Court during its deliberations on the health care law, he doesn’t think “that would work,” calling the …

Supreme Court Upholds Jail Strip Searches

Supreme Court Upholds Jail Strip Searches

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Strip searches will remain a regular part of the jailing process in the U.S. after the conservative majority of the Supreme Court voted five to four on Monday that people can be “required to undergo a close visual …

Obama Prepping Arguments for a Supreme Court Defeat?

Obama Prepping Arguments for a Supreme Court Defeat?

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Asked if he was preparing for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his signature legislative achievement, the health care law passed in 2010, President Obama said Monday he was confident the law’s constitutio…

Obama Prepping Arguments for a Supreme Court Defeat?

Obama Prepping Arguments for a Supreme Court Defeat?

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Asked if he was preparing for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his signature legislative achievement, the health care law passed in 2010, President Obama said Monday he was confident the law’s constitutio…

President Clinton Cites Cases He Would Have Used in Health Care Law Case

President Clinton Cites Cases He Would Have Used in Health Care Law Case

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Former President Bill Clinton, who used to teach constitutional law, has a list of cases he seems surprised the Obama administration didn’t cite in its arguments defending the health care law before the U….

Biden Confident Supreme Court Will Uphold Health Care Law

Biden Confident Supreme Court Will Uphold Health Care Law

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden says he is confident the Supreme Court will uphold the constitutionality of President Obama’s signature health care legislation.“We think the mandate and the l…

Justices to Vote on Health Care Law’s Individual Mandate

Justices to Vote on Health Care Law’s Individual Mandate

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Now that the Supreme Court has heard more than six hours of arguments in the health care case, in many ways the work of the justices has just begun.On Friday, they will meet behind closed doors in their ornate confere…

Supreme Court: Can Health Act Survive Without Mandate?

Supreme Court: Can Health Act Survive Without Mandate?

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After three days and more than six hours of arguments, Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli gave a closing statement of sorts to the justices Wednesday saying that the Affordable Care Act, “uns…

White House Defends Verrilli’s Supreme Court Performance

White House Defends Verrilli’s Supreme Court Performance

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Stung by savage reviews of the administration’s courtroom defense Tuesday, the White House is riding to the defense of its solicitor general, Donald Verrilli Jr.“He ably and skillfully represented the…

Justice Kennedy Seen as Key to Obamacare Decision

Justice Kennedy Seen as Key to Obamacare Decision

Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Republican attorneys general and senators were all talking about Justice Anthony Kennedy Tuesday afternoon as they left the Supreme Court.The challengers of President Obama’s health care law appear to beli…

Six Years of Silence for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Six Years of Silence for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the Supreme Court justices Tuesday fired questions on the Obamacare mandate across the bench, one voice was notably — but perhaps predictably — silent. So far every justice on the be…

Protesters Collide over Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Protesters Collide over Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The space just outside the Supreme Court morphed into a figurative battlefield Tuesday afternoon as Tea Party forces rallied and confronted Obamacare supporters with screams, personal attacks and provocative sign…

Key Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of ‘Obamacare’ Mandate

Key Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of ‘Obamacare’ Mandate

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two years after President Obama signed the signature achievement of his administration, the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether a key provision of the law is const…

Michele Bachmann Speaks on Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Michele Bachmann Speaks on Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The pro-Obama forces were chanting outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday even louder than they were Monday, and Tea Party icon Michele Bachmann’s presence only galvanized them.“We love Obamacare,&rdquo…

Supreme Court Hears ‘Obamacare’ Challenge on Individual Mandate

Supreme Court Hears ‘Obamacare’ Challenge on Individual Mandate

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In the second day of arguments regarding health care, Supreme Court justices are considering the key constitutional issue, whether the government can compel Americans to buy health insurance or pay a fine or tax. T…

House GOP Blasts ‘Malignant Tumor,’ AKA Affordable Care Act

House GOP Blasts ‘Malignant Tumor,’ AKA Affordable Care Act

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — House Republicans Monday called on the Supreme Court to rule the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, projecting a high degree of confidence that the entire law will be struck down when justices hand down their de…

Health Care Law Challenger ‘Confident’ Exiting Court

Health Care Law Challenger ‘Confident’ Exiting Court

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A key attorney general challenging the Affordable Care Act at the Supreme Court walked out of the building Monday morning predicting that the justices would rule the health care law unconstitutional.Pam Bondi, th…

Justices Seem Skeptical Heath Care Challenge Will Be Delayed

Justices Seem Skeptical Heath Care Challenge Will Be Delayed

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — While supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act demonstrated outside at the Supreme Court on Monday, inside the majestic chambers the nine Justices heard arguments regarding whether it was premature for…

Santorum Jabs at Romney On Opening Day of Health Law Hearing

Santorum Jabs at Romney On Opening Day of Health Law Hearing

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rick Santorum used the first day of the Supreme Court’s health care law hearings to paint a distinction between himself and Mitt Romney on the issue of health care reform, saying the former Massachusetts go…

Supreme Court Readies to Hear Health Care Law Arguments

Supreme Court Readies to Hear Health Care Law Arguments

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Hearings will get underway Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court for one of the most eagerly anticipated cases to reach the high court in decades.Justices will be determining the constitutionality of the Affordable Care…

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