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A VERY HOSTILE APPOINTMENT?

President Donald Trump just announced his nominee for the Supreme Court -- Judge Neil Gorsuch. And this will come as no surprise: Judge Gorsuch is a very hostile appointment. He is way outside the ...
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NOT LIKING GORSUCH

Lucas, we have a nominee. Popular vote loser Donald Trump has named Judge Neil Gorsuch from the Denver-based 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, as his choice to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the ...
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CAN I COUNT ON YOU TO FILIBUSTER ANY TRUMP NOMINEE?

Lucas, breaking news from The Associated Press : Popular vote loser Donald Trump says he'll announce pick to fill Supreme Court vacancy next week. Antonin Scalia's seat has sat vacant since ...
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NOT LIKING THE SUPREME COURT

Most Republicans Continue to Disapprove of Supreme Court by Michael Smith and Frank Newport Story Highlights 67% of Republicans say the court is too liberal 67% of Democrats approve of the court 39% ...
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WILL THIS RESTORE PUBLIC CONFIDENCE?

Governor Cuomo Signs First-in-the-Nation Legislation to Combat Citizens United Legislation Prohibits Coordination Between Candidates and Independent Expenditure Committees and Strengthens Disclosure ...
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REPEAL CLINIC-SHUTDOWN LAWS

Lucas, on June 27, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down Texas’s clinic-shutdown law. It's being called the biggest victory for abortion rights in a generation—and ...
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SUPREME COURT'S GOT LOW APPROVAL

U.S. Supreme Court Job Approval Rating Ties Record Low by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights 42% job approval ties low from June 2005 Approval has been below majority level since 2010 Record party gap ...
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STATE POWER!

Majority in U.S. Prefer State Over Federal Government Power by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights Fifty-five percent favor concentration of power at state level Thirty-seven percent favor power at ...
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SCHNEIDERMAN HONORED FOR LEGAL EXCELLENCE

A.G. Schneiderman’s Office Receives National Award For Legal Excellence National Association Of Attorneys General Gives A.G.’s Office Award For Best Legal Brief Filed By A State In The ...
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WILL THIS RESTORE THE PUBLIC TRUST?

Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce Agreement on 5 Point Ethics Reform Plan Agreement Enacts Nation’s Strongest Protections to Combat Citizens United; Prohibits Coordination between ...
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THE FIGHT FOR FAMILIES WLL CONTINUE

Transcript: Mayor de Blasio Hosts Advocates, Elected Leaders, Labor Activists and Community Members at City Hall to Denounce Supreme Court Decision on Immigration Executive Action and Call for ...
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PUTTING TRUMP'S NOMINEES ON THE BENCH

Lucas, As if we didn't have enough to be worried about in 2016, GOP senators want Donald Trump to be president and nominate the next Supreme Court justice. North Carolina Senator Richard Burr has ...
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POM WONDERFULLY PUMMELLED

Statement of FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Regarding Supreme Court’s Decision Not to Review POM Wonderful Case Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez issued the following statement in ...
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THE SUPREME COURT HANGS IN THE BALANCE

Lucas, Mitch McConnell and his fellow Senate Republicans have made clear that under no circumstances will they allow a vote to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court before the election. But honestly, ...
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NO SUPREME COURT ETHICS!

Lucas, Would you be surprised to learn Supreme Court justices have no code of ethics to follow? While every other federal judge is required to follow a strict code of conduct, Supreme Court justices ...
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FILL THE VOID

Lucas, Republican obstructionism has reached new heights with the Republican leadership’s outright refusal to engage in constitutionally mandated Supreme Court nominations, after the death of ...
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SHE'S APPALLED

Lucas, as you have probably heard, Senate Republicans have refused to even consider any Supreme Court nominee President Obama appoints to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. It’s plain as ...
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HER SECRET SAUCE?

Lucas – There’s no secret formula for winning elections: It takes a lot of great supporters – and (unfortunately) a lot of funding. That’s why the single best thing you can do ...
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FILL THE SEAT!

"I don’t agree. I think we need somebody there now to do the job, and let’s get on with it,” Sandra Day O'Connor, 2/18/2016 Former Supreme Court Justice -- and first woman ...
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ACTAVIS ACTIVISM?

FTC Report on Drug Patent Settlements Shows Potential Pay-for-Delay Deals Decreased Substantially in the First Year Since Supreme Court’s Actavis Decision Pharmaceutical companies entered into ...
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END CITIZENS UNITED

Lucas, You hear it from us time and time again: Citizens United has got to go. Now you’ve heard it from President Obama. In his final State of the Union address, the President said: President ...
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CENSURE SCALIA

Lucas, during oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the case of Fisher v. Texas, Justice Antonin Scalia made a plainly racist argument (emphasis ours): “There are – there are those ...
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GAY MARRIAGES, UP!

Same-Sex Marriages Up After Supreme Court Ruling by Jeffrey M. Jones and Gary J. Gates Story Highlights Share of married same-sex cohabiting couples up from 38% to 45% Increases in both states where ...
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IT'S POISONING OUR DEMOCRACY

Special-interest spending is poisoning our democracy, Lucas. Citizens United has literally opened the flood gates for anonymous donors to spend billions to influence our elections – and ...
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SSA PENALIZES SAME-SEX COUPLES?

Sen. Warren, Rep. Takano and Colleagues Send Bicameral Letter Urging Social Security Administration to Implement Supreme Court’s Marriage Decisions, Not Penalize Previously-Married Same-Sex ...
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