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Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting, as well as elections for Congress and the presidency. The justices will consider whether…

McCarthy, Pelosi react to Supreme Court gun ruling

Eds: UPDATES: Adds new item. With AP Photos. By The Associated Press The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling on New York's gun law: WASHINGTON - The two parties’ leaders in the U.S. House are offering contrasting reactions to Thursday's…

Jackson will join more diverse and conservative high court

By MARK SHERMAN and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will join a Supreme Court that is both more diverse than ever and more conservative than it's been since the 1930s. She's likely to…

Jackson off to swift start on Supreme Court confirmation

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson has taken the first step toward confirmation in the Senate. Jackson on Tuesday filed a 149-page response to written questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee…

Supreme Court considers Alabama's bid to allow execution

By JAY REEVES Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to let the state of Alabama execute an inmate who contends an intellectual disability combined with the state's inattention cost him a chance to…