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Pro football team seeks to settle right to “Redskins” trademarks

June 22, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

Lawyers for the pro football team in the nation’s capital on Wednesday asked a federal appeals court to move promptly to clear the team’s right to federal legal protection for its name, the “Redskins.”

Stage is set for court to act on immigration fight

June 21, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

Setting the stage for the Supreme Court to make up its mind quickly about President Trump’s controversial curb on immigration, Administration lawyers submitted their final written arguments at midday Wednesday.

House, Senate wrangle over “blue slipping” dispute

June 21, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

Senate-endorsed sanctions against Russia are on hold after the House flagged the proposed legislation for an obscure “blue-slip” violation.  So what exactly is a blue slip and how can it stop Senate legislation?

Video: John Avlon and Washington’s Warning to Future Generations

June 21, 2017 By NCC Staff

John Avlon, editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast, discusses his new book, Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations. 

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