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Brent Kendall
WSJ legal affairs reporter in Washington. Native Tar Heel, with lingering accent to prove it. brent.kendall@wsj.com
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Jessica Schneider Nov 16
Judge emphasizes limited nature of ruling & stresses that he did not decide whether or not the First Amendment was violated here, but said that his ruling relied on the 5th Amendment's right to Due Process, & he found that CNN was likely to succeed in those claims.
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Byron Tau Nov 16
BREAKING on : A Judge Grants CNN's Emergency Motion to Restore Jim Acosta's White House Press Pass
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Jonathan Cheng Nov 14
Three S. Korean firms (SK, GS, Hanjin affiliates) agree to cough up $236 million for fixing prices on oil contracts for more than a decade for U.S. Forces Korea—all at a time when Washington-Seoul talks on military burden-sharing remain stalled.
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Matthew Rose Nov 13
It turns out Amazon knew for months one city couldn't satisfy its requirements, and yet kept making demands on the long list of supplicants.
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Zoe Tillman Nov 14
Maryland federal judge set a hearing for Dec. 19 in Maryland's challenge to the constitutionality and lawfulness of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general. Previously:
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Matt Murray Nov 13
Sharing the note I sent the newsroom about Ayla Albayrak, our former colleague whose unjust conviction in Turkey was thrown out today:
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Mark Sherman Nov 13
Neomi Rao, Trump's pick to replace Kavanaugh on DC Circuit, is 6th former Clarence Thomas clerk nominated by Trump to appellate courts and among roughly 2 dozen ex-Thomas clerks with jobs in Trump administration.
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Brent Kendall Nov 13
With U.S. Supreme Court prospects murky on partisan gerrymandering claims, challengers are looking to state courts as a viable alternative route.
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Ashley Fetters Nov 12
This story on the wild security challenges of the El Chapo trial is absolutely riveting
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Nicole Hong Nov 9
NEW: Donald Trump was involved in or briefed on nearly every step of the hush-money agreements to silence Karen McDougal and Stormy Daniels during the 2016 campaign. This refutes two years of denials by Trump, his legal team and his advisers.
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Sarah Kliff Nov 7
Hard to overstate how strongly Medicaid won last night, mostly in red states —3 states (ID, NE, UT) passed ballots to expand Medicaid —2 states (ME, KS) elected governors likely to expand, too Works out to about 500k people gaining coverage.
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Jennifer Forsyth Nov 6
Important result.
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Ari Berman Nov 6
Breaking: Florida passes Amendment 4 to restore voting rights to 1.4 million ex-felons with 64% support. Largest enfranchisement of new voters since Voting Rights Act. This is a game changer for voting rights
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Paul Kane Nov 5
Capitol atrophy: A Post- investigation looked into decades worth of congressional data (votes, amendments, nominations). & I found a leg branch in steep decline the past 10 years.
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Brent Kendall Nov 5
Net neutrality rules may be gone, but litigation over them had continued, until today. SCOTUS (over conservative objections) leaves D.C. Circuit precedent in place that sided with the Obama-era effort.
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Brent Kendall Nov 3
Replying to @brkend
Supreme Court Declines to Block Climate Change Trial
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Brent Kendall Nov 3
Replying to @brkend
Supreme Court Won’t Postpone Trial on Census Citizenship Question
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Brent Kendall Nov 3
Replying to @brkend
Supreme Court to Hear Case on Giant Cross on Public Maryland Land
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Brent Kendall Nov 3
Apparently one immediate change for a new-look Supreme Court: breaking news in the evening. 3 closing-time stories on Friday. Court to hear new church-state case, and it rejects Trump admin efforts to block trials on climate change and the census. WSJ stories in thread below.
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Brent Kendall Nov 2
Supreme Court rejects Trump admin bid to block trial on census citizenship question. Case will start Monday in Manhattan.
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