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The dismissal adds to a growing number of losses in court for Republicans and supporters of President Donald Trump, who have tried to attack voting systems in the wake of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. The lawsuits have failed almost uniformly. The court was unanimous in deciding against Kelly and others, and refusing to block vote …

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who became the face of Iran’s controversial nuclear program, was killed in an apparent ambush in a district east of Tehran on Friday. Photos from the scene showed the shattered windshield of a car, and blood on the road. “There are two matters that people in charge should put in their to do list: 1- …

The case is the latest pitting religious groups against city and state officials seeking to stop the spread of Covid-19, and it highlights the impact of Justice Amy Coney Barrett on the Court. The decision comes as coronavirus cases surge across the country. In the late-night decision, Barrett sided with her conservative colleagues in the …

WASHINGTON — In a pair of decisions welcomed by Democrats, the Supreme Court on Wednesday let election officials in two key battleground states, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, accept absentee ballots for several days after Election Day. In the Pennsylvania case, the court refused a plea from Republicans in the state that it decide before Election …

Kavanaugh also quoted a prominent law professor’s caution that allowing the election to drag out could fuel claims of foul play. “Late-arriving ballots open up one of the greatest risks of what might, in our era of hyperpolarized political parties and existential politics, destabilize the election result,” New York University Professor Richard Pildes wrote in …

Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the US are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in nearly every state, despite assurances from President Donald Trump over the weekend that “we’re rounding the turn, we’re doing great.” With Election Day just over a week away, average deaths …

AUGUSTA — Earlier this month, Mainers began a voting season unlike any other. In an effort to protect our public health infrastructure during a global pandemic, approximately 40 percent of Mainers have now cast their votes for president and senate candidates through absentee and early voting. Yet in Washington D.C., the Senate majority is rushing …

Make no mistake: The Trump administration and Senate Republicans are trying to force a justice onto the court to finish the job they could not finish in Congress. They want to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We can be sure of it because, right now, Republican state attorneys general are in court trying to …

Supreme Court To Hear Case On Memo About Census, Unauthorized Immigrants  NPR Supreme Court will review Trump plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from calculations for congressional seats  The Washington Post Supreme Court will hear Trump appeal to exclude undocumented immigrants from Census count used to determine congressional districts  CNBC ‘Problem-plagued’ census could lead to loss of funding, political …

Last month, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California sided with the plaintiffs and issued an injunction which suspended a Sept. 30 deadline for finishing the 2020 census and a Dec. 31 deadline for submitting numbers used to determine how many congressional seats each state gets — a process known as apportionment. That …