Supreme Court

Chaka Fattah
Pat Loeb
August 09, 2018 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A federal appeals court has ordered a new trial for ex-Rep. Chaka Fattah and co-defendant Herb Vederman on five of the bribery counts for which they were convicted in 2016. But the order also reinstated guilty verdicts on two charges that had been dismissed on an...
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Roman Catholic priest
Tony Romeo
August 09, 2018 - 10:30 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It remains unclear exactly when the report of a grand jury probe of clergy sex abuse in a number of Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses will be released. A redacted version of the clergy abuse report could have been released as early as Wednesday, Aug. 8. But challenges...
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Sen. Pat Toomey
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Steve Tawa
July 26, 2018 - 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — After a 40-minute meeting in his Washington, D.C. office, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey said he will "enthusiastically support" President Donald Trump's nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, for the Supreme Court. Toomey said Kavanaugh has "the character, intellect,...
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Brett Kavanaugh
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
July 22, 2018 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided. Kavanaugh was taking part in a...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on May 17, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
July 18, 2018 - 11:16 am
By Brian Stelter (CNN Money) -- The "daily" White House press briefing is a thing of the past. The White House has only held three on-camera briefings in the past 30 days, according to the administration's own records on Press secretary Sarah Sanders' most recent briefing was on...
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President Donald Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 10, 2018 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In calls from the Oval Office, from Air Force One, and from his New Jersey golf club, President Donald Trump returned over and over to the same question as he mulled his next Supreme Court nomination: "Who's the best here?" His final answer was hardly a surprise: Trump landed on...
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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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Ian Bush
July 09, 2018 - 5:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After last month's Supreme Court ruling, which allows states to force online retailers to collect sales tax from shoppers, some states are considering how they might wring more dollar bills out of the decision. Pennsylvania is among those states that have not ruled...
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President Donald Trump points before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, July 8, 2018, en route to Washington from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
July 09, 2018 - 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on his second nominee to the Supreme Court on Monday, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. With customary...
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Bob Menendez
Kevin R. Wexler-USA TODAY Sports
Kim Glovas
July 09, 2018 - 2:45 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — One of New Jersey's top Democratic lawmakers is warning the public about the perils of President Donald Trump's possible nominees to the Supreme Court. Sen. Robert Menendez spoke about health care while in Camden Monday, as well as the future battle over the president...
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