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Unprecedented Supreme Court term closes with mixed rulings for Trump

Unprecedented Supreme Court term closes with mixed rulings for Trump

After a frenetic few weeks, the Supreme Court gaveled out Thursday, bringing to a close an unprecedented term that defied expectations and shifted perceptions of the court in the heat of an election year. The justices delivered some surprising wins to liberals — and infuriated conservatives who wanted and expected much more than they got.…MORE

Trump implies he’s ready to grant clemency to Roger Stone

Trump implies he’s ready to grant clemency to Roger Stone

President Donald Trump implied in a pair of interviews Thursday that he was ready to grant clemency to Roger Stone, his friend and ally who was convicted of, among other things, lying to Congress and is set to go to prison this month. Trump is widely expected to pardon or commute Stone’s sentence, according to…MORE

Chief Justice Roberts gave everyone something to call a win

Chief Justice Roberts gave everyone something to call a win

Chief Justice John Roberts’ rejection of President Donald Trump’s claim that his finances must be kept secret provided a fitting capstone to a Supreme Court session dominated by Roberts, who balanced his conservative impulses with a quest for institutional respect. The Roberts Court showed it would neither bow to Trump nor fully turn its back…MORE

California will sue Trump administration over decision to not allow foreign college students to take online-only courses

California will sue Trump administration over decision to not allow foreign college students to take online-only courses

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Thursday that the state will challenge the Trump administration’s decision not to allow foreign students to take online-only courses in the US this fall semester, marking yet another lawsuit against the guidance. “This Trump administration policy turns our universities into hotspots of the disease. This policy is just unlawful,…MORE

Trump’s dream of a glitzy nominating convention is fading away

Trump’s dream of a glitzy nominating convention is fading away

President Donald Trump made the decision to move his acceptance of the GOP nomination to Jacksonville, Florida, in part because guidelines in North Carolina, where the convention had been planned for, would prevent him from putting on the big party he wanted. But with less than two months to go, the event the Republican National…MORE

Trump wants Americans to believe Biden is a radical leftist. It’s a tough sell.

Trump wants Americans to believe Biden is a radical leftist. It’s a tough sell.

Joe Biden ran a Democratic primary campaign pitting himself against the party’s rising progressive wing. From health care to foreign policy, the former vice president rejected the left’s most ambitious policies and successfully pitched voters on his more moderate vision. That reality has complicated matters for President Donald Trump, who has long sought to portray…MORE

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