Anthony Kennedy

The Honorable Anthony Kennedy, the recently retired Associate Justice for the U.S. Supreme Court, will be the receive the 31st annual Liberty Medal this October. The award recognizes individuals who work to defend liberty across the globe.
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Cherri Gregg
July 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Constitution Center announced its 2019 Liberty Medal Recipient, and the honoree was at the center of some of the country's most heated constitutional battles for decades. The Honorable Anthony Kennedy, the recently retired Associate Justice for the U.S...
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In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington.
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March 25, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Mark Sherman and Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year, proponents of limiting partisan politics in the creation of electoral districts needed to win over Justice Anthony Kennedy. They couldn't. The issue is back before the Supreme Court again, with arguments on Tuesday...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, right, meets with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Washington.
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July 11, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramped up efforts to block his confirmation. Kavanaugh, the conservative...
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President Donald Trump greets Judge Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 09, 2018 - 9:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. A favorite of the Republican...
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The Supreme Court is seen in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
July 09, 2018 - 6:49 am
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he says with his final four options "you can't go wrong." Trump spoke to reporters Sunday...
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The historic gate of the famous Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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July 03, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Laura Jarrett and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration is planning to rescind a set of Obama-era policies that promote using race to achieve diversity in schools, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN. While the decision does not change current US law on affirmative action, it...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Washington.
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July 03, 2018 - 8:11 am
By Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices and had plans to meet with a few more as his White House aggressively mobilizes to select a replacement for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Eager to...
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In this Feb. 15, 2018 file photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, left, are shown during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
July 02, 2018 - 9:56 am
By Hope Yen and Ken Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key vote on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, said Sunday she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. The White...
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Same-sex marriage cake topper, two grooms
Hadas Kuznits
June 29, 2018 - 1:38 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As Justice Anthony Kennedy prepares to retire this summer, a Montgomery County reverend shares her take on how the couples she marries view his Supreme Court opinion on same-sex marriage. Rev. Pamela Brehm was the first officiant in her county to legally...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018, following his arrival on Marine One helicopter.
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June 29, 2018 - 9:57 am
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican game plan for selecting the next member of the Supreme Court was ready to go even before longtime Justice Anthony Kennedy made his retirement announcement this week. Kennedy's news that he'll leave the court next month...
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