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Whitaker’s Acting Attorney General appointment heads to court

November 13, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

The state of Maryland is asking a federal judge to rule that current acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker can’t serve in that capacity in a lawsuit involving Obamacare, setting up a challenge to his overall status in that position.

Benjamin Franklin’s last great quote and the Constitution

November 13, 2018 By NCC Staff

It was on this day in 1789 that Founding Father Benjamin Franklin wrote what was probably his last great quote, a saying about the Constitution and life that became true about five months later.

A birthday salute to Louis Brandeis

November 13, 2018 By NCC Staff

Today we celebrate the birthday of Justice Louis Brandeis, who make a lasting impact on American constitutional law both before and while he was a justice on the Supreme Court from 1916 to 1939.

Shutdown, border wall highlight lame-duck session

November 12, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

On Tuesday, Congress starts its final or “lame duck” session to end the year, with several major issues to resolve before 2019 begins.

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