February 2016 Archive

That Time Ted Cruz Submitted a Supreme Court Brief Citing … Ted Cruz

Twelve years ago, in the fall of its 2003 term, the U.S Supreme Court received a written brief from Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz with ...

Sen. Jeff Sessions endorses Trump

Donald Trump won another major endorsement Sunday, surprising the political world when he walked onto the stage for a rally in Madison, Ala., with Alabama ...

GOP senators aim to confirm judges — just not for SCOTUS

John Cornyn, the second-ranking Senate Republican and a former Texas Supreme Court judge, was attending Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral this month when he found himself ...

Under diversity pressure, tech courts minority groups in D.C.

Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies are quietly funneling money to minority groups in Washington, including those affiliated with black and Hispanic lawmakers — ...

Hobby Lobby founder blasts Trump for arrogance

Two days ahead of his state’s primary on Super Tuesday, Hobby Lobby founder and CEO David Green lambasted Trump as unqualified to be president, also ...

KKK members linked to violent brawl released

ANAHEIM, California (AP) – Five Ku Klux Klan members who were arrested following a vicious brawl in Anaheim were released because evidence shows they acted ...

1780s clause at center of Menendez corruption case battle

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – When three federal appellate judges settle into their seats Monday to hear arguments in the corruption case against New Jersey Sen. ...

Nipple bill at the center of lawmakers' spat up for hearing

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – The bill making it a crime for women to expose their breasts in public that was at the center of a ...

Joe Biden introduces Lady Gaga at Oscars

Vice President Joe Biden made an appearance at Sunday night’s Academy Awards, winning a standing ovation as he introduced Lady Gaga. The vice president was ...

Tim Scott blasts Donald Trump for failing to denounce KKK

Sen. Tim Scott, the Senate’s only black Republican, denounced Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for failing when prodded Sunday to denounce the Ku Klux Klan. ...

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