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Recent articles by Jessica:

High court debates presidential power on Super Tuesday

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with how much power the president should have to fire the head of an independent agency, a question important to future presidents of both parties.The high court heard arguments in a case involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency Congress created in response to the 2008 financial crisis.The agency was the brainchild of… → Read More

Publisher pushes back release date for John Bolton’s book

The publisher of John Bolton’s memoir has pushed back the release date from March 17 to May 12. → Read More

Publisher pushes back release date for John Bolton’s book

The publisher of John Bolton’s memoir has pushed back the release date from March 17 to May 12. → Read More

High Court debates presidential power on Super Tuesday

The Supreme Court is wrestling with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal consumer financial laws. → Read More

High Court debates presidential power on Super Tuesday

The Supreme Court is wrestling with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal consumer financial laws. → Read More

Parents describe night daughter, 7, injured in drive-by shooting in Maine

Emah Frost, 7, was playing in her room when she was injured during a drive-by shooting. → Read More

High Court debates presidential power on Super Tuesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal consumer financial laws, a decision that could ultimately impact a vast range of agencies. The high court heard arguments in a case involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency Congress created in response to the 2008… → Read More

President’s power to can independent agency heads faces test

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is about to tell President Donald Trump whether he has more power to use a favourite phrase: “You're fired.” → Read More

President's power to can independent agency heads faces test

A case being argued at the Supreme Court on Tuesday could threaten the structure of agencies that form an enormous swath of the federal government → Read More

Court won't order former White House counsel to testify before House

WASHINGTON — In a setback for Democrats in Congress, a federal appeals court ruled Friday that judges have no role to play in the subpoena fight between the House and President Donald Trump over the testimony of high-ranking administration officials. The decision undoes a lower court ruling that would have forced former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before Congress. It is likely to… → Read More

For a historic high court pick, Dems must think outside box

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden is dangling a history-making promise shortly before South Carolina’s presidential primary on Saturday, the first 2020 contest featuring a majority black electorate. Elect him president, Biden says, and he might nominate the first black woman to the Supreme Court. “As president, I’d be honoured, honoured to appoint the first African American … → Read More

Victims of 2 African embassy bombings await US court case

WASHINGTON - Doreen Oport was pulled from the rubble of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1998 covered in blood. Her hair was burned from the bombing. Pieces of metal and glass were embedded in her skin. → Read More

Victims of 2 African embassy bombings await US court case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doreen Oport was pulled from the rubble of the U. S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1998 covered in blood. Her hair was burned from the bombing. Pieces of metal and glass were embedded in her skin. The two decades since the bombing have been a difficult and “painful journey,” she said in a telephone interview this past week from her current home in Texas. “I was angry. I was… → Read More

Appeals court dismisses Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday dismissed one of several ongoing lawsuits charging that President Donald Trump has illegally profited off the presidency. The lawsuit the court dismissed was filed by Democratic members of Congress in 2017. The court was not ruling on whether Trump violated the law. It just […] → Read More

Appeals court dismisses Democrats' lawsuit against Trump

A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday dismissed one of several ongoing lawsuits charging that President Donald Trump has illegally profited off the presidency. The lawsuit the court dismissed was filed by Democratic members of Congress in 2017. The court was not ruling on whether Trump violated → Read More

Federal Appeals Court Dismisses Congressional Democrats' Emoluments Lawsuit Against President Trump

A federal appeals court in D.C. dismissed one of several ongoing lawsuits alleging Donald Trump has illegally profited off his presidency. → Read More

Gavel time: Will chief justice expand his impeachment role?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts is the picture of judicial modesty at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, wearing his unadorned black robe and wielding an ivory gavel as he... → Read More

Roberts admonishes House prosecution, White House defense

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chief Justice John Roberts drew little attention to himself in the beginning 12 hours of his first impeachment trial. But it was just before 1 a.m., as tempers on the floor had started to wear thin, that he reminded senators, House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump's defense team who was in charge. → Read More

Roberts admonishes House prosecution, White House defence

WASHINGTON - Chief Justice John Roberts drew little attention to himself in the beginning 12 hours of his first impeachment trial. But it was just before 1 a.m., as tempers on the floor had started to wear thin, that he reminded senators, House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump's defence team who was in charge. → Read More

Justice Roberts admonishes House prosecution, White House defense in impeachment trial

Chief Justice John Roberts drew little attention to himself in the beginning 12 hours of his first impeachment trial. But it was just before 1 a. m. , as tempers on the floor had started to wear thin, that he reminded senators, House impeachment managers and President Donald Trump’s defense team who was in charge. → Read More