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Justices take on a dispute over the 2020 census

November 16, 2018 By Lyle Denniston

The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to decide, on a speeded-up schedule, a dispute over the Trump Administration’s decision to add to the 2020 census a question about the citizenship of everyone in America. 

CNN gets temporary due process ruling in Trump case

November 16, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order on Friday allowing CNN reporter Jim Acosta to regain his White House press pass, pending a later ruling about broader constitutional issues in the case.

Justices to get second partisan gerrymander case

November 15, 2018 By Lyle Denniston

State officials in Maryland moved Thursday to take a new partisan gerrymandering case to the Supreme Court, and both sides in the case have agreed on a schedule that could get a final ruling by the end of the Justices’ current term.

JFK’s warnings about television, money and politics ring true today

November 14, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

On November 14, 1959, TV Guide published a brief essay about politics and television by Senator John F. Kennedy that contained some prophetic words about the influence of money and public relations on presidential campaigns that still seem true today.

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