- Making News: Supreme Court Rules on Pledge of Allegiance Case
The phrase -under God- will remain in the Pledge of Allegiance, at least for the foreseeable future, as the Supreme Court today overturned a Ninth Circuit Court ruling on the separation of Church and State. David Savage, who covers the court for the Los Angeles Times, says the split decision on procedural grounds found liberal and conservative justices trading ideological places.
- Reporter's Notebook: Clintons' Official Portraits Unveiled at the White House
Bill and Hillary Clinton were back at the White House today for the official unveiling of their official portraits, the first to have been painted by an African American artist. He is Simmie Knox, who was born a sharecropper in Alabama. David Sanger, White House correspondent for the New York Times, says that today's event displayed not a hit of partisanship, as President Bush even put in a plug for Clinton's upcoming biography.
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