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Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away.

On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law

Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away.

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President Trump wants tariffs on steel, and softens his tone on gun restrictions after meeting with the NRA.

Guns, Tribes and Steel

President Trump wants tariffs on steel, and softens his tone on gun restrictions after meeting with the NRA.

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The US Supreme Court has  upheld  President Obama's  Affordable Care Act , a short-term victory with long-term consequences for health care, the powers of Congress and the presidential…

Healthcare: The Law and the Politics

The US Supreme Court has upheld President Obama's Affordable Care Act , a short-term victory with long-term consequences for health care, the powers of Congress and the presidential…

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