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Colorado Eyes High Court for June Decision on Gay Marriage

Colorado Eyes High Court for June Decision on Gay Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court today is hearing arguments in a case that will push the most-recent chapter in the breakneck story of American gay marriage toward a major conclusion. Coloradans on all sides of the issue are watching for clues on what to expect here in the Centennial State, where over the last 11 years same-sex marriage was banned by voters, then side-stepped with civil unions, then caught up in state court, then de-facto legalized by a federal court, and then made real on the ground in the offices of inspired and determined county clerks.
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Donald Sterling: Too Big to Dog Whistle

Donald Sterling: Too Big to Dog Whistle
NBA commissioner Adam Silver gave a seminar in crisis management, after which nearly everyone agreed he had done the bold and courageous and, most important, the right thing in banning the racist lecher Donald Sterling and setting up the process by which he’ll almost certainly be tossed from the league.
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Sotomayor Blasts Roberts' Affirmative Action Decision at Supreme Court

Sotomayor Blasts Roberts' Affirmative Action Decision at Supreme Court
Supreme Court Justice may believe self-esteem building exercises are a good replacement for Affirmative Action's success in integration, but Justice Sotomayor has some holes to poke in that argument.
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Chief Justice Roberts Seeks Unilateral Power to Fill Secret Court Vacancies

Chief Justice Roberts Seeks Unilateral Power to Fill Secret Court Vacancies
Supreme Court Chief Justice penned a letter to the Senate Intelligence Committee petitioning them not to change his ability to unilaterally select judges for the secret FISA courts. He also wants to establish an advocate that could intervene on cases 'at will'.
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Sasha Obama: 'Good Job, Dad. You Didn't Mess Up.'

Sasha Obama: 'Good Job, Dad. You Didn't Mess Up.'
This time, President Obama and Justice Roberts got the words right. The oath look 32 seconds inside the White House on Sunday.
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