Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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    Geoff West is the U.S. Supreme Court reporter for Talk Media News.

    WASHINGTON — Maryland’s attorney general on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s ruling that ordered the state to redraw...

    The appeal filed by Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates follows a lower court’s ruling in June that ordered 11 of the state’s districts to be redrawn due to gerrymandering that targeted minority voters.

    WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urged Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday to recuse himself from overseeing the contentious recount...

    WASHINGTON — Democrat Jennifer Wexton has defeated Republican incumbent Barbara Comstock in Virginia's 10th Congressional District, the first House Republican to fall in the...

    Russell Bucklew, 50, doesn’t object to the execution. Instead, he has asked to die by nitrogen gas. Lethal gas is an approved method of execution under Missouri law. Nitrogen, however, has never been used for executions in Missouri or anywhere else.

    Virginia’s 10th District borders the Potomac River near Washington, D.C., and has the third-highest median household income ($120,384) of any congressional district in the country.

    The Supreme Court’s decision on Monday means the Federal Communications Commission could reverse course again and reimplement net neutrality, presumably when Democrats regain majority control of the FCC.

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Friday the Trump administration’s request to intervene in a high-profile climate change lawsuit in Oregon. Last month, Chief...

    WASHINGTON — What’s the best way to divvy up an $8.5 million lawsuit settlement in which 129 million people have a claim? Cut small checks...

    A Justice Department official asked the court to postpone the Nov. 5 trial until the justices could settle a dispute over evidence.