- The Republicans' Mr. Congeniality drops out of speaker race Updated: Oct-08-15 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Mainstream lawmakers saw Kevin McCarthy as an honest broker in ragged times. Those farther on the right worried that, as House speaker, he might obstruct their obstructionism.
- High court weighs 3 death sentences in Kansas cases Updated: Oct-07-15 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to rule against three Kansas men who challenged their death sentences in what one justice called "some of the most horrendous murders" he's ever seen from the bench.
- Changes to justices' opinions will be highlighted Updated: Oct-06-15 3:44 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is taking a step to address criticism that its inner workings are opaque.
- Supreme Court justice says she owes female predecessors Updated: Sep-30-15 5:16 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan said Wednesday she stands "on the shoulders" of the women who came before her on the court.