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Obamacare Subsidies Argued at the Supreme Court

Chief Justice John Roberts remained mostly silent which will make predicting the outcome of this case nearly impossible

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Senate Dems To Speak Following King V. Burwell Oral Arguments

Senators Chris Murphy (CT) and Al Franken (MN) will join ACA recipients from their respective states in the U.S. Capitol at 2:00 p.m.

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Preview – Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court

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Millions of low-income Americans’ federal healthcare subsidies are on the line as the Supreme Court takes up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act for a second time in three years

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Monday at the Supreme Court

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On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear a case involving congressional redistricting and a case about teachers’ reports of child abuse

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Religious Accommodation for Muslim Hijab Argued at the Supreme Court

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Did national retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violate the law by not providing a religious accommodation for a job applicant’s headscarf?

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Tuesday at the Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court will issue at least one decision on Tuesday and will hear oral arguments in two cases

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Coming Up Monday at the Supreme Court

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On Monday, the Supreme Court will begin its February sitting of the 2014 term.  The Court is expected to release additional Orders from the February 20th Conference. In addition, the Court will hear oral arguments in two cases beginning at 10 am. The first case will be Kerry v. Din (13-1402), a dispute that arises […]

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SCOTUS Clears Way For Same-Sex Marriage In Alabama

In a 7-2 decision from SCOTUS, Alabama becomes the 37th state that recognizes gay marriage

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As Supreme Court Ruling Looms, HHS Secretary Won’t Discuss Plan B

“Right now, my focus is on completing and implementing the law,” became Burwell’s mantra during the hearing that was organized to address the HHS budget.

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WH Blasts Five-Year Anniversary Of Citizens United

President Obama warned that “dark money floods our airwaves with more and more political ads that pull our politics into the gutter.”

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TRNS News Notes- 3/4

SCOTUS: 4 big words Obamacare doom?
GOP scrambles for alternatives
DoJ slams Ferguson PD on racism
Netanyahu speaks to Congress on Iran
Obama takes issue with comments
In flip-flop, House approves DHS funding

Ambassador To South Korea Injured In Attack

His assailant was immediately arrested, according to reports.

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – March 5, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council talks Syria, John Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia and a deadline passes for a power-sharing agreement in South Sudan.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 4, 2015

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The al-Nusra Front is offered a deal to drop its terrorist ties in exchange for military support and migrant deaths in the Mediterranean are discussed in London.

White House Warns “Catastrophic Damage” From Adverse SCOTUS Obamacare Ruling

“There is no contingency plan that could be implemented that would prevent the catastrophic damage that could be done by essentially undermining the Affordable Care Act with an adversarial ruling on this,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Wednesday.

Republican Senate Fails To Override Obama’s Keystone XL Pipeline Veto

The vote was 62-37 – five votes shy of overriding Obama’s veto.