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Ted Cruz tells states to ignore Supreme Court ruling allowing gay marriage: ‘Those who are not parties to the suit are not bound by it’

Ted Cruz offered a straightforward check for what he believes is an overreaching Supreme Court decision on gay marriage. The Texas senator and Republican presidential contender, himself a former Supreme Court clerk, …

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Predator’ cop sued for alleged sexual assault on woman, faces dismissal

A Queens cop is facing dismissal from the force after he was allegedly caught lying to Internal Affairs Bureau investigators about a tumultuous sexual relationship with a woman he met on a domestic violence call, a …

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Supreme Court Rejects Obama’s Drive To Cut Mercury Emissions From Power Plants

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against an Environmental Protection Agency regulation limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants, undermining the Obama administration’s drive …

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What Supporters Of The Obamacare Lawsuit Actually Won

Fist bumps at the White House. Cries of outrage from Republicans. After the Supreme Court last week rejected the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act, partisans on both sides of the Obamacare debate agreed: …

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Supreme Court Blocks Restrictions On Texas Abortion Clinics

The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Monday to stay a recent lower court ruling that would have shuttered all but nine abortion clinics in Texas. The high court will allow the clinics to remain open while it decides …

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California Lawmakers Pass One Of The Nation’s Strictest Vaccination Laws

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country after a series of emotionally charged …

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Adjunct law and undergrad prof makes less money than a pet sitter

An adjunct professor who has taught undergraduate and law school classes has worked a number of side jobs and knows from experience: Teaching as an adjunct pays less than pet sitting. The Guardian has Lee Hall’s essay …

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GOP’s presidential hopefuls strike back against Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling

GOP leaders vying for the 2016 presidential nomination rallied against gay marriage Sunday, with one social conservative candidate vowing to erect a Nativity scene in front of the White House on Christmas. Republican …

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Supreme Court justices stop playing nice

As the Supreme Court winds down a term marked by momentous decisions, two things stand out from the historic session. One, the court’s reputation for conservatism under Chief Justice John Roberts has eroded — at …

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City Controller says Albany lawmakers ‘failed miserably’ when it comes to protecting tenants

New rent laws passed in Albany will only save about 2,500 apartments from losing their rent protections, according to City Controller Scott Stringer – who said lawmakers “failed miserably” with the deal. …

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