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Court mood is jovial as Kavanaugh takes his place on bench (access required)

Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high court confirmation.

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Former Md. AGs recall Kennedy as open-minded, caring (access required)

Retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was not only at the center of an ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court but was often its heart, with questions from the bench addressing the human toll of the issues before, former Maryland attorneys general said in recalling their arguments in front of the justices.

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Health care law survives with Roberts’ help

WASHINGTON — In a momentous ruling touching virtually every American, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul Thursday with the unlikely help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts. But the decision also gave Republicans unexpected ...

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