Justices face conflicting standards in discrimination cases; oral arguments intenseWoman filed suit over alleged actions of fellow employee she claimed was supervisorAppeals courts divided over definition of supervisor in legal casesSupreme Court has options for dealing with case; no decision expected before spring(CNN) — The Supreme ...
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Turkey and NATO set to begin reviewing possible sites for air defense missilesTurkish military: A missile defense system would be used only defensively Dissidents say regime forces are dropping barrel bombs in Aleppo province At least 168 people were killed across Syria on Monday, an opposition group says(CNN) — A NATO reconnaissance ...
In the preliminary stages of the last two presidential campaigns, Florida has been an unrepentant troublemaker by thwarting both parties’ efforts to carve out nominating calendars that each had hoped would be sensible and orderly.In both 2008 and 2012, Florida officials set January dates for the presidential primary, citing the state’s ...
Among the issues neglected in the presidential campaign of 2012 is the deteriorating condition of a basic American right: liberty of thought and discussion. Other matters were also neglected by the candidates, ignored by the press, and overlooked by the electorate. But liberty of thought and discussion is unlike other vital national interests. ...
“Barack Obama won because he recognized a new America.” Or maybe an America more fluid, more insubstantial than post-election wisdom is ready to grant. You can’t always tell about “new” — a truth the human race rarely acknowledges.We’ll see whether James Carville’s and Stan Greenberg’s ...
This time it was President Obama who blew the dog whistle.It happened during his Nov. 14 post-reelection press conference at the White House. Instead of merely reveling in his victory and extending a gracious hand to the vanquished Republicans, the president chose to escalate his growing rift with John McCain and Lindsey Graham over the [...]
Hobby Lobby, the mega craft store, has lost the first round of their case against the government over the contraception mandate, and will be fined $1.3 million per day starting January 1st if they do not pay for contraception, sterilization, and abortifacients through employee provided insurance. As a “secular” corporation, they have no ...
On the 13th of August last year, Rep. Michele Bachmann won Iowa’s quadrennial pre-caucus beauty contest known as the Ames Straw Poll.The Minnesota congresswoman netted an impressive 4,823 votes out of the 16,892 cast by the state Republican activists who either paid a required $30 entry fee or, more commonly, had one of the GOP [...]
What if we told you that the election was decided by a phrase?You might not believe it, but assume we’re right for a minute. What word would you guess decided the election? Hurricane Sandy?The answer lies in perhaps the single most illustrative exit poll question conducted, where CNN asked “What is the most important candidate [...]
Julian Zelizer says political ads, such as the anti-Obama ad shown, have dominated campaigns for more than half a century.The political ad war for the general election is beginning, says Julian ZelizerWe can expect to see ads that attempt to attack the character of the candidates, he saysZelizer: Other ads may use guilt by association [...]
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