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Despite Senate moves, lawyers eye recess appointment case

WASHINGTON – This week’s Senate confirmation of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the forward motion on the nominations to the National Labor Relations Board could ultimately lessen the blow of a potential U.S. Supreme ...

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Supreme Court to decide fate of Obama’s recess appointments

WASHINGTON — In a case that will decide not only the fate of hundreds of National Labor Relations Board decisions and rules issued over the last 18 months but also help define the constitutional limits of presidential and congressional authority, ...

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Obama administration asks Supreme Court to reverse recess appointment ruling

WASHINGTON – Saying that the ruling unduly restricts presidential authority, the Obama administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a federal appellate court decision invalidating last year’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.

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Recess appointment lawsuits leave NLRB, CFPB in flux

WASHINGTON – Lawsuits challenging the validity of President Barack Obama’s recess appointments to two major federal agencies have cast a cloud of uncertainty over opinions and regulations being handed down and could result in years of additional litigation that will ...

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