SCOTUS

President Donald Trump responds to cheering supporters as he arrives for a campaign rally at Orlando-Sanford International Airport in Sanford, Florida on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.  (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Where Things Stand: Americans Are OK With SCOTUS, Despite What Pence Says Prime Badge
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CAPITOL HILL, WASHINGTON DC, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES - 2013/06/01: Supreme Court Building, eastern facade. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Vice President Mike Pence was speaking directly to the audience he knows best when he went after Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts yesterday.

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The Unlikely Winner In The SCOTUS Trump Tax Cases: Summer Zervos
The Zervos case could be important in an election year because it could shed light on Trump’s mistreatment and alleged sexual assault of women for female voters who make up a key voting bloc. 
on December 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.
FEBRUARY 5, 2019 - WASHINGTON, DC: President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union address, with Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, at the Capitol in Washington, DC on February 5, 2019. (Doug Mills/The New York Times POOL PHOTO) NYTSOTU
Where Things Stand: SCOTUS Decision On Trump Finances Coming Tomorrow Prime Badge
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We’re already preparing for a busy Thursday morning. 

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Nail In Coffin? Facing Toughest Race Yet, Collins Forced To Answer For Kavanaugh Vote
Susan Collins’ purported centrist credentials have relied in part on her stance as an advocate of reproductive rights. That sort of positioning works well in Maine. But, with her vote for Kavanaugh, Collins lost endorsements that could prove detrimental to her reelection.
Where Things Stand: We Should’ve Known A While Ago That Kavanaugh Can’t Be Trusted Prime Badge
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Back in the days of now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious Senate confirmation, the Washington Post killed a story that could’ve exposed a striking example of Kavanaugh’s public disingenuousness.

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UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Elena Kagan, are seen during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the House Chamber on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Where Things Stand: This Almost Feels Like A Normal Day
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 12:  The Supreme Court of the United States of America. The building, a classical Corinthian architectural style, was completed in 1935 with marble mined from Vermont used on the exterior and the four inner courtyards  are white Georgia marble.  (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

It’s been a long time since we had a major case or hearing to focus our coverage around, let alone two in one day.

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CAPITOL HILL, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES - 2013/06/01: Supreme Court Building, eastern facade. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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