Obama's top court pick faces reckoning after Tuesday

Nov 7, 2016

Obama's top court pick faces reckoning after Tuesday

Several intriguing scenarios could unfold after Tuesday’s U.S. election to break the deadlock over filling a Supreme Court vacancy that has provoked a bitter nine-month standoff between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans. Obama nominated U.S. appeals court Judge Merrick Garland on March 16 ...

Feds drop bribery case against ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell

Sep 9, 2016

Feds drop bribery case against ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell

Federal prosecutors dropped their corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Thursday. Prosecutors indicated in court filings they do not want to pursue a second trial against the couple, a move that comes after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned McDonnell’s ...