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www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US Elections

With Time Running Short, Liz Cheney Implores Republicans to Reject Trump

Liz Cheney is ramping up her criticism of Donald Trump in an attempt to dissuade Republicans from supporting his nomination.
Cheney is calling on Republicans to show the world that they will defeat the cowardice that she believes is plaguing the Republican Party. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
6 months ago
US politics

VIDEO: George Stephanopoulos Grills Nancy Pelosi on Trump

George Stephanopoulos questioned Nancy Pelosi about Donald Trump's eligibility to be president based on his alleged engagement in insurrection.
Pelosi incorrectly stated that the eligibility laws for presidency vary from state to state, when in fact, the 14th Amendment applies universally. [ more ]
ABA Journal
6 months ago
Law

Chemerinsky: Expect another momentous year at the Supreme Court

The 2024 presidential election is expected to involve the Supreme Court.
There are ongoing legal cases involving Trump's eligibility to run for president and his criminal prosecution. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
6 months ago
Law

How the Supreme Court Can Take the Sting Out of a Pro-Trump Ballot Ruling

The Supreme Court is left with no good options in the 14th Amendment challenges to Donald Trump's appearance on presidential ballots.
Quickly removing legal and tactical roadblocks for Trump is the only way the court can achieve an acceptable result. [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

Jamie Raskin Calls On Clarence Thomas to Recuse From Trump Colorado, Maine Eligibility Cases

The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee has called on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from upcoming cases on Donald Trump's eligibility on state ballots in the 2024 election.
Raskin argues that Thomas should recuse himself due to his wife's involvement in the January 6th events and her promotion of the false claim that Donald Trump won the presidential election. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
6 months ago
US politics

Jared Golden Breaks With Party's SOS on Trump Ballot Ban

Rep. Jared Golden disagrees with Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows' ruling that Donald Trump is disqualified from the ballot for insurrection.
Golden believes that until Trump is found guilty of insurrection, he should be allowed on the ballot. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US Elections

With Time Running Short, Liz Cheney Implores Republicans to Reject Trump

Liz Cheney is ramping up her criticism of Donald Trump in an attempt to dissuade Republicans from supporting his nomination.
Cheney is calling on Republicans to show the world that they will defeat the cowardice that she believes is plaguing the Republican Party. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
6 months ago
US politics

VIDEO: George Stephanopoulos Grills Nancy Pelosi on Trump

George Stephanopoulos questioned Nancy Pelosi about Donald Trump's eligibility to be president based on his alleged engagement in insurrection.
Pelosi incorrectly stated that the eligibility laws for presidency vary from state to state, when in fact, the 14th Amendment applies universally. [ more ]
ABA Journal
6 months ago
Law

Chemerinsky: Expect another momentous year at the Supreme Court

The 2024 presidential election is expected to involve the Supreme Court.
There are ongoing legal cases involving Trump's eligibility to run for president and his criminal prosecution. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
6 months ago
Law

How the Supreme Court Can Take the Sting Out of a Pro-Trump Ballot Ruling

The Supreme Court is left with no good options in the 14th Amendment challenges to Donald Trump's appearance on presidential ballots.
Quickly removing legal and tactical roadblocks for Trump is the only way the court can achieve an acceptable result. [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

Jamie Raskin Calls On Clarence Thomas to Recuse From Trump Colorado, Maine Eligibility Cases

The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee has called on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from upcoming cases on Donald Trump's eligibility on state ballots in the 2024 election.
Raskin argues that Thomas should recuse himself due to his wife's involvement in the January 6th events and her promotion of the false claim that Donald Trump won the presidential election. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
6 months ago
US politics

Jared Golden Breaks With Party's SOS on Trump Ballot Ban

Rep. Jared Golden disagrees with Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows' ruling that Donald Trump is disqualified from the ballot for insurrection.
Golden believes that until Trump is found guilty of insurrection, he should be allowed on the ballot. [ more ]
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time.com
6 months ago
US politics

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can Be Kept Off 2024 Presidential Ballots

The Supreme Court will decide whether Trump can be kept off the ballot for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
The court will interpret a provision of the 14th Amendment that bars some people who engaged in insurrection from holding public office. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Law

Opinion | What the Supreme Court Should Not Do in Trump's Disqualification Case

The Supreme Court is taking up the question of whether Donald Trump should be disqualified from Colorado's primary ballot.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment gives Congress the power to grant a waiver for disqualification from office. [ more ]
Axios
6 months ago
Law

Trump appeals Colorado 14th Amendment ruling to Supreme Court

Attorneys for Trump have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court after being barred from Colorado's primary ballot.
The appeal raises the question of whether Trump should be allowed to serve as president again. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Law

Opinion | What the Supreme Court Should Not Do in Trump's Disqualification Case

The Supreme Court is taking up the question of whether Donald Trump should be disqualified from Colorado's primary ballot.
Section 3 of the 14th Amendment gives Congress the power to grant a waiver for disqualification from office. [ more ]
Axios
6 months ago
Law

Trump appeals Colorado 14th Amendment ruling to Supreme Court

Attorneys for Trump have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court after being barred from Colorado's primary ballot.
The appeal raises the question of whether Trump should be allowed to serve as president again. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
6 months ago
US politics

The Supreme Court will decide if Trump can be kept off 2024 presidential ballots

The Supreme Court will decide whether Trump can be kept off the ballot due to his efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Arguments will be held in early February, and the court will interpret a provision of the 14th Amendment for the first time. [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
US politics

Illinois and Massachusetts Voters Join Effort to Boot Trump Off State Ballots

Growing number of individuals argue Trump is disqualified from holding office under the 14th Amendment.
Trump is the Republican frontrunner despite facing criminal cases and constitutional concerns. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US politics

Opinion | If Trump Is Not an Insurrectionist, What Is He?

States are moving to disqualify Trump as a candidate in the 2024 election using the 14th Amendment.
Trump is appealing these decisions and asking the Supreme Court to intervene. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US politics

Opinion | The Case for Disqualifying Trump Is Strong

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the 14th Amendment disqualifies Donald Trump from holding the office of president.
There is concern that holding Trump accountable for his actions may lead to further violence and backlash from his supporters. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
6 months ago
Chicago

Daywatch: Revolutionary gene therapy may offer new life for patients battling chronic sickle cell disease

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Lyric Porter wanted her life back.
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
US politics

Trump appeals ruling barring him from Maine primary ballot

Former President Donald Trump has appealed a ruling in Maine that barred him from running for the presidency due to his role in the Capitol attack.
Trump is also expected to appeal a similar ruling in Colorado to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Both rulings are based on the rarely used Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which prohibits those who engaged in insurrection from holding office. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
US politics

Donald Trump Appeals Maine Ruling Barring Him From The Ballot

Former President Donald Trump is appealing a ruling by Maine's secretary of state that barred him from the ballot due to his role in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Trump is also expected to appeal a similar ruling in Colorado directly to the U.S. Supreme Court. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US politics

Trump Appeals Decision Barring Him From Maine Primary Ballot

Lawyers for former President Donald J. Trump filed an appeal on Tuesday seeking to overturn the ruling last week by Shenna Bellows, Maine's secretary of state, to bar him from appearing on the state's Republican primary ballot.
New York Post
6 months ago
US politics

Trump appeals Maine ruling barring him from ballot under the Constitution's insurrection clause

Former President Donald Trump has appealed a ruling by Maine's Democratic secretary of state that barred him from the ballot due to his role in the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
Trump is also expected to appeal a similar ruling by the Colorado Supreme Court directly to the US Supreme Court in a separate case. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
US politics

Maine decision to bar Trump from ballot likely to go to US supreme court

Maine's decision to prevent former President Donald Trump from appearing on the state's presidential election ballot is likely to be reviewed by the US Supreme Court.
Similar decisions have been made in Colorado and there are active lawsuits in 14 other states seeking to remove Trump from their primaries. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
US news

Trump Not Eligible For Maine Primary Ballot, Secretary Of State Says

Former President Donald Trump is not eligible to appear on Maine's presidential primary ballot, according to a decision released by Secretary of State Shenna Bellows on Thursday.
Advocate.com
6 months ago
US politics

Maine Disqualifies Donald Trump From 2024 Primary Ballot

Maine's top election official has removed Donald Trump from the state's 2024 primary ballot based on the 14th Amendment's 'insurrectionist ban'.
Maine becomes the second state, after Colorado, to disqualify Trump from office, a significant victory for Trump's critics. [ more ]
WSJ
6 months ago
World news

Opinion | Can America Rediscover the Spirit of 1872 in 2023?

The Amnesty Act of 1872 removed the rebellion and insurrection disqualifications for most rebels after the 14th Amendment was ratified.
Even individuals excluded from amnesty could have their disqualification removed by Congress. [ more ]
Axios
6 months ago
Law

Michigan Supreme Court rejects bid to remove Trump from 2024 primary ballot

Michigan's Supreme Court rejected an attempt to keep former President Trump off the 2024 primary ballot Wednesday, upholding a lower court ruling.
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Law

Feldman: Colorado ruling disqualifying Trump unlikely to stand

In a remarkable plot twist, the Colorado Supreme Court has found that former President Donald Trump must be excluded from the state's primary ballot because he engaged in insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021.
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