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Author Archives: The Washington Post News Service & Syndicate

Supreme Court nominee once questioned ruling against Nixon (access required)

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's years-old remarks questioning the landmark ruling that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes opened a new front in the battle over his confirmation, ensuring his views on executive power will square prominently in Senate hearings.

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FCC chairman has ‘serious concerns’ about Sinclair-Tribune merger (access required)

Sinclair Broadcasting's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media has raised "serious concerns" at the Federal Communications Commission about the amount of control the combined company would have over the U.S. television market, said Ajit Pai, the agency's chairman.

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GOP senator confident Trump will protect states’ rights on marijuana (access required)

A Colorado Republican senator believes President Donald Trump will support a bipartisan congressional effort to give states autonomy over their marijuana laws – even though it would put the White House in direct conflict with its Justice Department.

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