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Political stories from across Arizona (Tuesday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

April 29, 2014 9:00 amLoading…

Court does a high-profile double take - or does it?

The end of another momentous Supreme Court term compels the question: Is the accusation of judicial activism just another way of saying "decisions I don't agree with"?

June 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Supreme Court adopts dual rationale on DOMA

Under the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal government does not recognize same-sex marriages even in states that have legalized it. This week, the Supreme Court ruled DOMA unconstitutional.

June 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Gay rulings put court on right side of history

Gay rulings put court on right side of history

The following editorial appeared Wednesday in The Kansas City Star:

June 27, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Time caught up with the Voting Rights Act

"But history did not end in 1965."

June 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Court must defer to Congress on Voting Rights Act

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:

March 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

High court must overturn its ruling on judges

The following editorial appeared Monday in the Los Angeles Times:

January 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Asarco loses appeal of emissions rule

The U.S. Supreme Court left intact federal limits on sulfur-dioxide emissions from power plants and other industrial facilities, turning away an appeal by Tucson-based Asarco, a copper-producing unit of Grupo Mexico.

January 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Notable passings of 2012

Notable passings of 2012

In this Sept. 15, 1987 file photo, Judge Robert Bork, nominated by President Reagan to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court, is sworn before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill at his confirmation hearing. Robert Bork, whose failed Supreme Court nomination made history, di…

December 27, 2012 5:27 pmLoading…

State has decision to make on AHCCCS ramifications

The constitutionality of the federal health law is intact, but less clear is the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on some of Arizona's poorest residents.

June 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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