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Second judge rules against USPS, says election mail must be prioritized

The US Postal Service must prioritize election mail and reverse some key policy changes imposed by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a federal judge ruled on Monday, saying that “managerial failures” at the agency undermined the public’s faith in mail-in voting. US District Judge Victor Marrero in New York’s Southern District became the second federal judge…MORE

Justice Department labels New York, Portland and Seattle as ‘anarchy’ jurisdictions

Justice Department labels New York, Portland and Seattle as ‘anarchy’ jurisdictions

The Justice Department on Monday labeled three cities “anarchy” jurisdictions — New York, Seattle and Portland, Oregon — on orders from President Donald Trump, making good on the President’s threat to withhold federal aid in response to prolonged civil unrest in those areas. The Democratic leaders in those cities have largely opposed federal intervention despite…MORE

Supreme Court prepares to start a new term with only eight

Supreme Court prepares to start a new term with only eight

A very different Supreme Court will meet in two weeks to grapple with the potential of 4-4 splits and a caseload that includes no less than the future of the Affordable Care Act and possibly the presidential election. As the next term begins, the justices will also find themselves in a spot they often seek…MORE

Republicans are speeding toward confirmation — even without a nominee

Republicans are speeding toward confirmation — even without a nominee

Senate Republicans, in less than 72 hours, have put themselves on the path to confirm a nominee to dramatically shift the balance of power in the US Supreme Court. And they very well may do it before the November 3 election. Bottom line There is no on-ramp or slow lead-up to what’s happening at this…MORE

Trump says he will announce Supreme Court pick Friday or Saturday

Trump says he will announce Supreme Court pick Friday or Saturday

President Donald Trump spent the weekend preparing to make one of the biggest decisions of his presidency: naming a successor to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. As he traveled to North Carolina Saturday and visited the golf course Sunday, Trump was essentially on the phone the entire weekend, two sources said, as he fielded…MORE