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EPA administrator vows to restore environmental justice in vulnerable communities:

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Environmental Protection Agency is vowing to address environmental justice concerns throughout marginalized communities with a series of actions announced Wednesday. Some vulnerable populations in the South could begin to see changes “immediately,” according to EPA Administrator Michael Regan.......

Read: Justice Stephen Breyer’s White House remarks after announcing his retirement

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Thank you, Mr. President. Terribly nice, and believe me, I hold it right here, it’s wonderful. And I thought about what I might say to you, and I’d like to say — something I enjoy is talking to high......

‘Beyond our wildest dreams’: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s library nets nearly $2.4 million in auction

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a discussion during the Library of Congress National Book Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday, August 31, 2019. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Late......

Watch Live: Biden delivers remarks on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Biden is speaking alongside Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer at the White House on Thursday to discuss Breyer’s retirement, one day after news emerged that he plans to step down after nearly 28 years on the high court.......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Who will replace Justice Breyer?

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver       Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Thursday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and......

Replacing Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, A Letter to Russia, GDP Data Coming : Up First

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NPR Now that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, President Biden has a chance to deliver on his promise of nominating a Black woman to the high court. With the mid-term elections looming, how much pressure are Democrats facing to quickly get a confirmation through? And the U.S.......

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire: Live updates

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here (Pete Marovich/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is expected to announce his retirement this week, after serving nearly 30 years on the bench. Breyer’s legacy: Appointed in 1994 by President Bill Clinton, Breyer has sought to focus the......

New Jersey political consultant pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Abigail Adcox A New Jersey-based political consultant admitted Tuesday to being involved in a murder-for-hire scheme. Sean Caddle, 44, a consultant to former New Jersey state Sen. Raymond Lesniak, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit murder......

Meet the women who could be Biden’s pick for the next Supreme Court justice

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — News of Justice Stephen Breyer’s expected retirement from the Supreme Court at the end of its current term has reignited questions of who will succeed him, as President Biden’s pick is expected to make history. Mr. Biden......

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, paving the way for Biden pick

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Justice Stephen Breyer, the senior member of the Supreme Court’s liberal wing, plans to retire after nearly 28 years on the bench, giving President Biden the opportunity to make his first appointment to the nation’s highest court,......

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, paving the way for Biden pick

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Justice Stephen Breyer, the senior member of the Supreme Court’s liberal wing, plans to retire after nearly 28 years on the bench, giving President Biden the opportunity to make his first appointment to the nation’s highest court,......

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire, giving Biden a chance to nominate a replacement

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire, giving President Joe Biden a crucial opportunity to replace the liberal justice, NBC News reported Wednesday. Breyer at age 83 is the oldest member of the court. Former President Bill Clinton nominated him......

Chief Justice John Roberts created the legal landscape that doomed the voting rights bill, author says

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The 1965 Voting Rights Act was passed to prevent local and state governments from adopting laws that denied citizens the equal right to vote based on race. The Shelby decision gutted the law by allowing states with a history......

The NBA’s Social Justice Coalition: ‘We have a lot more to do’

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The National Basketball Social Justice Coalition’s seeds were planted Aug. 26, 2020, three days after Jacob Blake was shot in the back seven times by a white police officer in Kenosha, Wis. About 1,200 miles away in Disney World, NBA players were frustrated over the police shooting of another Black......

Did life sentences in Arbery killing change criminal justice system?

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY On Jan. 7, Travis and Gregory McMichael and William Bryan, three white men, were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man.  In 2020, the McMichaels chased down Arbery while he was out for a jog.......

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