Ed Whelan

Ethics and Public Policy Center

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Attorney Ed Whalen is President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, a conservative think-tank in Washington, DC. He clerked for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and worked in the Office of Legal Counsel in the first George W. Bush Administration.

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President Obama today named a distinguished judge to fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court.

Presidential Politics and the US Supreme Court

President Obama today named a distinguished judge to fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court.

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The first time same-sex marriage was officially recognized was in Holland in 2001. Now, it's permitted in 36 American states and the District of Columbia.

Same-Sex Marriage: Who Should Decide?

The first time same-sex marriage was officially recognized was in Holland in 2001. Now, it's permitted in 36 American states and the District of Columbia.

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Two key Supreme Court decisions  were made today.

The Supreme Court Wraps Up Its Term

Two key Supreme Court decisions  were made today.

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