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Franklin Roosevelt

Feb 28, 2022

Florida election pits prosecutor, defense attorney

Welcome to Monday, the 89th anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt’s appointment of Frances Perkins to be secretary of labor, the first woman to serve in a U.S. president’s cabinet. Here are some other news items: — Florida prosecutor faces former courtroom opponent in bid for re-election. — This senator turned down two chances to serve on […]

Mar 4, 2019

Judge says he hears from God, receives reprimand

Welcome to Monday, the 86th anniversary of newly inaugurated President Franklin Roosevelt telling the American people that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — Texas judge receives reprimand for telling jury he had a message from God. — Federal judge apologizes […]

Feb 19, 2018

Anthony Kennedy hits 30-year mark on Supreme Court

Justice Kennedy's 30 years on the Supreme Court leads news summary including a banker's role in election meddling; transgender rights; and a judicial campaign.

Feb 20, 2017

Rosenstein answers Senate Judiciary Committee’s written questions

Rod Rosenstein answers Senate committee questionnaire heads news summary including free-press setback, California deputies and a texting-while-driving homicide.

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