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Holder praises Sotomayor’s ‘courageous’ pro-affirmative action dissent

But the attorney general didn't take a specific stance on the Supreme Court's decision.

Supreme Court upholds Michigan’s ban on affirmative action

"The decision by Michigan voters reflects the ongoing national dialogue about such practices," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote.

Supreme Court strikes down overall campaign contribution limits

The court did not overturn limits on individual contributions, but it will now allow people to contribute to as many candidates and party committees as they want.

Supreme Court won’t look at reinstating Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) signed the ban into law in April 2012, and nine other states have similar bans.

Not even Justice Kagan is immune from jury duty

The Supreme Court justice showed up for jury duty Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court.

Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to Obamacare’s employer mandate

It is the second time the court has opted against hearing such a challenge.

Supreme Court lets EPA’s climate authority stand, will review permitting question

Groups including the oil and chemical industry had challenged several aspects of the EPA's regulatory authority.

Biden pitches Napolitano for Supreme Court

Napolitano is leaving the Department of Homeland Security to become president of the University of California.

The Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision: Live updates

The decisions are set to come down shortly after 10 a.m. eastern time. Stay tuned below for all the latest news, reaction and analysis.

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  • Jun 26, 2013

The Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Act decision: Live updates

Today, the Supreme Court effectively struck down part of the Voting Rights Act.

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