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Obama: ‘Don’t despair’ over US Supreme Court intervention in carbon emissions case
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Obama: ‘Don’t despair’ over US Supreme Court intervention in carbon emissions case

Steven Mufson | The Washington Post - February 12, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama told Democratic supporters Thursday not to "despair" over the Supreme Court's decision to issue a stay on the administration's Clean Power Plan to…

Kennedy emerges as judicial champion of gay rights
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Kennedy emerges as judicial champion of gay rights

Robert Barnes | The Washington Post - June 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D. C. – Justice Anthony Kennedy was opposed by gay rights groups when he was chosen for the U.S. Supreme Court, but on Friday he cemented his…

US Supreme Court makes gay marriage legal in all 50 states
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US Supreme Court makes gay marriage legal in all 50 states

Robert MacPherson and Chantal Valery | AFP - June 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal throughout the nation Friday in a much-awaited landmark decision that triggered wild scenes of jubilation and tears…

Obama hails US Supreme Court health care ruling as win for ‘hard-working’ citizens
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Obama hails US Supreme Court health care ruling as win for ‘hard-working’ citizens

AFP - June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his legacy-gilding health care law, casting it as a win for ordinary U.S.…

The voices of the Supreme Court in division over gay marriage
Gay marriage
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Gay marriage
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The voices of the Supreme Court in division over gay marriage

Robert Barnes | The Washington Post - April 26, 2015

Justices Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia were born in the same year, chosen by the same president, live on the same Northern Virginia street and, in serving…