Bill Barr, Who Told Senators He’d Protect Mueller’s Investigation, Has Been Confirmed As Attorney General
The new attorney general would run a very similar Justice Department to his predecessor. He's also said he doesn’t believe special counsel Robert Mueller would engage in a “witch hunt."
The Justice Department Is Taking Its Hardest Line Yet To Stop Heroin Injection Sites
In the first case of its kind, a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department could preview attempts to block similar facilities around the United States.
Transgender Soldiers Are Terrified, Disappointed, And Anxious After The Supreme Court’s Ruling
“We are in danger.”
A Middle Eastern Man Is Suing The Bible Museum For Racial Profiling And Reporting Him To The FBI
Romany Erian Melek Hetta is a Coptic Christian who fled Egypt because he was persecuted for his faith. Now he's suing the Museum of the Bible, alleging racial profiling and false imprisonment.
Bill Barr Says He’s “Not Going After” Marijuana In States Where It’s Legal
Bill Barr told senators he’d take the same stance of the Obama administration — not that of former attorney general Jeff Sessions.
Trump Has Lost His Attempt To Ask About Citizenship In The 2020 Census
The Census Bureau committed a “veritable smorgasbord of classic, clear-cut ... violations," the judge wrote.
Trump Slammed The Press On Fox News Regarding His Alleged Ties To Russia
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro assuaged the president, telling him, “Viewers ... are behind you 100%.”
The Democratic Governor Who Sees A 2020 Presidential Opportunity With Weed
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee announced plans to pardon 3,500 marijuana convictions Friday after he filed a “test the waters” organization to challenge Trump in 2020.
A Court Just Ruled Trump's Transgender Military Ban Should Take Effect, But It Won’t Change Anything Yet
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit contends it's not a ban because transgender people can serve as their birth sex — that is, they can pretend they're not transgender.
Gun Rights Activists Are Already Suing Over Trump’s Bump Stock Ban
"We will be ready to defend no matter who files [a lawsuit],” a Justice Department official said Tuesday.
Trump Bans Bump Stocks, Saying They Must Be Destroyed Or Surrendered To The Government
“We expect most owners will comply with the law,” a Justice Department official said on Tuesday.
This Florida County Is Still Counting Ballots That Won’t Matter
“I get to count ballots that will be ignored,” Palm Beach County’s election supervisor said with a sigh.
A Bible Museum Backed By White Conservatives Is Suddenly Trying Hard To Attract Black Visitors
“There has been a history of actions that could be, at the least, perceived as favoring a white Protestant audience,” the museum’s curation director said.
A Federal Judge In Florida Has Ruled Ballots That Arrived Too Late In The Mail Won’t Count
"The state’s regulatory interest is sufficient to justify the deadline.”
A Judge Says Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott Can Keep Overseeing Florida’s Election
Scott recused himself from the state canvassing board on Thursday.
A Judge Just Ruled That Florida Must Finish Its Hand Recount By Sunday
Counting millions of ballots by hand — between Thursday night and Sunday morning — has widely been considered impossible for large, Democrat-dominated counties.
Florida Ordered A Hand Recount In The Oh-So-Close Race For US Senate
Democrats hope a hand count could find thousands of votes in Broward County and other left-leaning strongholds that machines had failed to register in previous counts.
A Florida Judge Ruled That Thousands Of Voters Can Fix Their Ballots Amid A Statewide Recount
The ruling sides with Democrats, who said a policy of tossing out valid ballots with signature issues was unconstitutional.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott Was Just Sued Over His Role In The Florida Recount
“No man should be a judge in his own cause,” said voter rights groups in a lawsuit alleging Scott illegally abused his power as governor.
A Judge In Florida Just Ruled Against Gov. Rick Scott’s Request To Impound Ballots In A Big, Democratic County
Judge Jack Tuter rejected Gov. Rick Scott’s request to impound ballots, but supported a plan by both sides to enhance security at an elections office in Broward County for “an additional layer of confidence.”