Supreme Court

The empty courtroom is seen at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington as the justices prepare final decisions of the high court's term, Monday, June 24, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Supreme Court Enter New Era As It Hears Key Cases Over The Phone
CAPITOL HILL, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES - 2013/06/01: Supreme Court Building, eastern facade. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Just A Reminder That Trump Wanted To Change The Census For ‘VRA Enforcement’

I took a deep dive into the Trump administration’s failure to bring any new Voting Rights Act cases in the first three years of his term. This dry spell of new public VRA enforcement is unprecedented, and it sets Trump’s DOJ apart from that of previous  administrations, Democratic and Republican alike.

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Where Things Stand: Feigning Fury
This is your TPM mid-morning briefing.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) probably should’ve known what his remarks on the steps of the Supreme Court would spark among feverish Republicans desperate for a distraction from coverage of the Trump administration’s abysmal response to the coronavirus.

But this is petty, even for Trump’s most loyal congressional bulldogs.

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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)
on January 15, 2014 in Miami, Florida.
Today’s Agenda: Judge Issues Blow To Trump’s Witness Gagging
on August 23, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Happy Tuesday, November 26. A federal judge ruled Monday that President Donald Trump does not have the power to stop former White House counsel Don McGahn from obeying a House subpoena. Here’s more on that and the other stories we’re watching.

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UNITED STATES - AUGUST 31: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a discussion during the Library of Congress National Book Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, August 31, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
This Court Case Could Bring Chaos To The Electoral College
A federal court recently ruled that electors can vote for whoever they please, as opposed to the candidate chosen by the state's voters.
on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas.
SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO - MAY 2, 2019: A book containing the Mueller Report and related materials presented by The Washington Post is among books for sale in a Santa Fe, New Mexico, bookstore. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images)
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