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High court skeptical of Obama recess appointments

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on President Barack Obama’s use of a provision of the Constitution to make temporary appointments to high-level positions over the objection of Senate Republicans. The court is writing on a blank slate ...

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Obama signs order on response to climate change

WASHINGTON — A year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday to make it easier for states and local governments to respond to weather disasters. The executive order establishes a task force ...

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White House open to short-term hike in debt limit

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats intend to introduce legislation by mid-week to raise the nation’s debt limit without the type of unrelated conditions Republicans have said they intend to seek, officials said Monday, as the White House signaled it would accept ...

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In-House Interrogatory

Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community The former general counsel at Mercedes-Benz UK is going virtual. Iain Larkins has opened Radius Law — a virtual law firm. Larkins said he has created an entirely new business model for ...

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