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Justice Ginsburg Hints Next President May Pick Her Replacement

Jul 31 2014 2:04pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg plans on staying on the U.S. Supreme Court for the time being, creating the possibility that her seat will be a factor in the 2016 presidential election. On July 30, Ginsburg sat down with Katie Couric for an interview for ABC News and Yahoo News in a content-sharing deal between the network and web company. “All I can say is that I am likely to remain for a while,” Ginsburg told Couric.   The 81-year-old Ginsburg specifically ...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Owns Her 'Notorious' Nickname

Jul 31 2014 11:48am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is aware she's earned the nickname "Notorious RBG" -- and she loves it. In an interview with Katie Couric for Yahoo News, Ginsburg acknowledged the Notorious RBG tumblr -- which Ginsburg notes started after the Voting Rights Act decision -- by calling it a "wonderful thing." "I haven't seen anything that isn't either pleasing or ...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Male Justices Don’t Understand What Hobby Lobby Meant For Women

Jul 31 2014 10:41am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that businesses get to decide decide whether their female employees should have access to contraception, five conservative men disagreed with three women and Justice Stephen G. Breyer. This gender split could have been incidental, since the three women on the court were appointed by Democratic presidents. But it also signifies a deeper misunderstanding about the experience of women, U.S. Supreme ...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 5 Male Justices Have A 'Blind Spot' On Women's Issues

Jul 31 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Thursday in an interview that will air on Yahoo News that five men on the court have a "blind spot" when it comes to discrimination against women. The five conservative justices last month ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., that closely held for-profit corporations can refuse for religious reasons to cover contraception in their health insurance plans. Ginsburg, the two other women on the cou ...
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Marijuana Legalization Update: The Jury's Still Out

Jul 10 2014 10:26am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

It has now been six months since Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana. This week, Washington became the second state to roll out retail pot sales. All eyes are on these two states and the grand experiment they're undertaking. But to me, it's quite telling that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is reluctant to call legalization a success. "It could've been a lot worse," Governor Hickenlooper recently said in an interview with Katie Couric. ...
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