Don’t be so sure that Republicans will win the Senate
Expectations that Republicans will win control of the U.S. Senate in November, like the apocryphal reports of Mark Twain’s death, may have been greatly exaggerated.
High court expands state power over tribes
Limiting a watershed ruling on tribal authority, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated a state court conviction related to the abuse of a child who is part Cherokee by her stepfather who has no Native American heritage.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire Thursday
Justice Stephen Breyer sent a letter to the White House on Wednesday announcing his retirement from the Supreme Court will be effective Thursday at noon.
Giuliani crony Lev Parnas sentenced to nearly 2 years in prison
Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani while the latter was the personal attorney for then-President Donald Trump, was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Wednesday.
New York wields new nuisance law against manufacturers of ghost guns
The New York attorney general and New York City doubled down Wednesday on the quest to outlaw “ghost guns,” bringing municipal and federal litigation against gun manufacturers and distributors that sell weapons by the part.
Gun-wielding Senate hopeful accuses Missouri congresswoman of inciting threats
Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the Missouri couple who parlayed their armed resistance to a group of Black Lives Matter protesters into a U.S. Senate run, have sued Congresswoman Cori Bush and state Representative Rasheen Aldridge for their roles in the 2020 protest.
Clinics urge Ohio Supreme Court to block six-week abortion ban
Ohio abortion providers fighting to block enforcement of legislation passed in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade sued the Republican attorney general in the state’s high court, claiming the law “has now decimated abortion access” in the Buckeye State.
NATO invites Sweden and Finland to join alliance
NATO will start its process of incorporating Sweden and Finland into the military alliance after it officially invited both countries to join, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference in Madrid on Wednesday.