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Justices Fear 'Chaos' If Electoral College Delegates Have Free Rein

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| Under state laws, Electoral College delegates are pledged to cast their ballots for the candidate who carries the popular vote in their state. But in 2016, seven cast votes for other candidates.

Judge In Flynn Case Invites Briefs Without Ruling On Feds' Dropped Charges

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Judge Emmet Sullivan asked others to opine about what he should do in the case of the former national security adviser, whom the Justice Department now won't prosecute.

Supreme Court Considers Pivotal Electoral College Case

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At issue is whether states have the power to remove or fine so-called faithless electors. The case could affect not only the 2020 election but all future presidential elections. Listen live.

In Cases On Trump Financial Records, Supreme Court Weighs Separation Of Powers

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Both cases involve subpoenas for some of Donald Trump's pre-presidential financial records — and the arguments heard Tuesday set the stage for a constitutional battle.

Supreme Court To Hear Cases Involving Trump's Taxes, Financial Records

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How the court decides these cases could dramatically change the balance of power among the three branches of government, shifting America's system of checks and balances. Listen live at 10 a.m. ET.

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New Jersey Investigates State's Nursing Homes, Hotbed Of COVID-19 Fatalities

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More than half of New Jersey's coronavirus fatalities were at long-term care facilities, including nursing homes. The state's attorney general, Gurbir Grewal, has opened an investigation.

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Supreme Court Weighs Whether Religious Schools Can Fire Lay Workers

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The pair of cases is the second time in less than a decade that the court has been asked to consider arguments involving discrimination lawsuits from teachers fired by parochial schools.

Top 5 Moments From The Supreme Court's 1st Week Of Livestreaming Arguments

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From a mysterious toilet flush to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaking from the hospital, here are the highlights — including audio clips — from a historic week for the high court.

Religious Objectors V. Birth Control Back At Supreme Court

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Does signing a form expressing a religious objection to providing birth control to employees burden the religious freedom of employers as much as paying for the birth control?

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