Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

White House Walks Back Order On Refugee Limits After Backlash

Friday, April 16, 2021

Press secretary Jen Psaki said President Biden would raise the refugee cap by May 15. Earlier, the White House said it would keep the number of refugees capped at 15,000 for the fiscal year.

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Democrats Unveil Long-Shot Plan To Expand Size Of Supreme Court From 9 To 13

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Republicans were scathing in their response to the measure, but the bill has a grim future even without their opposition. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she has no plans to bring it to the floor.

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Biden Sets Up Commission To Study Supreme Court Reform

Friday, April 09, 2021

Friday's announcement comes amid a debate over the composition of the nine-member court that now has a 6-3 conservative majority.

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Supreme Court To Hear Challenge To Trump-Era Abortion Rules

Monday, February 22, 2021

The court on Monday also paved the way for a New York grand jury to obtain the former president's financial records.

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Supreme Court Paves Way For N.Y. Grand Jury To Get Trump Financial Records

Monday, February 22, 2021

The high court's decision marks a major setback for Trump, who for years has fought to shield his finances and business practices from scrutiny.

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McConnell To Vote To Acquit Trump

Saturday, February 13, 2021

The Senate minority leader has made his decision on the article of impeachment, a source familiar with his decision tells NPR's Susan Davis.

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Supreme Court Says Muslim Men Can Sue FBI Agents In No-Fly List Case

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The case – Tanzin v. Tanvir — involved three Muslim men who said their religious freedom rights were violated when FBI agents tried to use the no-fly list to force them into becoming informants.

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Supreme Court Appears Likely To Uphold Obamacare

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

At least two of the court's conservative justices seemed to suggest the law should stand whether or not the individual mandate is found unconstitutional.

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'I Am Not Hostile To The ACA': Barrett Pushes Back On Democrats' Claims

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats pressed Amy Coney Barrett about her criticism of the legal opinion that saved Obamacare. But she noted that case differs from the one before the court on Nov. 10.

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The Debate Over Debates: Trump Campaign Pushes For In-Person Debate Next Week

Thursday, October 08, 2020

For health and safety reasons, debate organizers shifted next week's scheduled town hall to a virtual event. The president called the format "a waste of time."

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Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Will Move Forward, McConnell Says

Friday, October 02, 2020

Separately, President Trump's nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat made vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tested negative for the coronavirus, a White House spokesman says.

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What Barrett Would Recuse Herself From: Takeaways From Senate Questionnaire

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court was contacted about the job a day after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to paperwork required for the confirmation process.

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The Names On Trump's List Of Potential Supreme Court Nominees

Saturday, September 19, 2020

The president has said that his Supreme Court nominees will come from among a list of names that he first released as a candidate and has since updated.

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Supreme Court Rules For DREAMers, Against Trump

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The decision is a dramatic victory for immigration advocates and gives a new lease on life for the so-called DREAMers, immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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Trump Says He Spoke With Floyd's Family, Understands Hurt And Pain Of Community

Friday, May 29, 2020

The president made more somber remarks after he faced criticism for saying he would send in the National Guard and that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."

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Justices Fear 'Chaos' If Electoral College Delegates Have Free Rein

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Under state laws, Electoral College delegates are pledged to cast their ballots for the candidate who carries the popular vote in their state. But in 2016, seven cast votes for other candidates.

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Will Supreme Court Bail Out Trump In Subpoenas For Financial Records?

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The cases before the court involved subpoenas for some of Trump's pre-presidential financial records — and the arguments heard Tuesday set the stage for a constitutional battle.

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Supreme Court Weighs Whether Religious Schools Can Fire Lay Workers

Monday, May 11, 2020

The pair of cases is the second time in less than a decade that the court has been asked to consider arguments involving discrimination lawsuits from teachers fired by parochial schools.

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Supreme Court Overturns Convictions In 'Bridgegate' Scandal

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Bridget Anne Kelly's lawyers had argued that her actions were driven by a political motive, and while that may not be attractive, it is not fraud.

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Fervor Vs Compromise At Supreme Court Birth Control Arguments

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

The stakes were underlined by the fact that the argument went 49 minutes over the allotted time.

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