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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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Taxes, courts, federal agencies face effect of fiscal cliff


The White House and congressional leaders continue to negotiate to prevent the federal government from falling over the so-called fiscal cliff – the set of automatic budget cuts and tax increases slated to begin on Jan. 2 absent congressional action. But if the government goes over the fiscal cliff, litigators may be among the first to notice.

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