Supreme Court rules that states must list same-sex parents on birth certificates; Gorsuch joins dissent

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of same-sex couples who complained that an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them, reversing a state court's ruling that married lesbian couples must get a court order to have both spouses listed on their children's birth certificates.


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College borrowers promised loan forgiveness are left to wait

Like thousands of others who studied at failed for-profit colleges, Danielle Ramos was promised by the U.S. Education Department under President Barack Obama that her federal loans would be forgiven by now.


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Federal judge considers fate of Texas “sanctuary cities” law

A federal judge on Monday heard arguments before he decides whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect.


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Politico calls Denver’s Michael Hancock one of “most interesting” mayors in America

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's hardscrabble upbringing and stances against President Donald Trump make him one of America's most interesting mayors, Politico Magazine says.


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Gov. Chris Christie calls New Jersey legal marijuana hearing a “dog-and-pony show”

New Jersey lawmakers' effort to legalize marijuana has failed to convince Gov. Chris Christie, meaning it will be up to the state's next governor to decide.


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GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

Republican leaders added a penalty for people who've let their insurance lapse Monday as party leaders prepared to begin pushing the health care measure through the Senate, despite a rebellion within GOP ranks.


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Donors to GOP: No cash until action on health care, taxes

At least one influential donor has informed congressional Republicans that the "Dallas piggy bank" is closed until he sees major action on health care and taxes.


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John Hickenlooper, Ohio Governor John Kasich to discuss health care bill Tuesday in Washington

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will join Ohio Gov. John Kasich in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to brief the press on their opposition to the Senate GOP health care bill, the latest effort by the pair to promote a bipartisan approach to health care reform.


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How advocates are inspiring members of Congress to champion national CBD oil legalization

Cannabist Special Report: CBD, TBD || In Part 2 of this series, a look at multiple pieces of federal legislation that seek to legalize CBD oil and open research into the non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise.


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Detroit judge considering national freeze on Iraqi deportations

A federal judge in Detroit will consider whether to put a temporary national halt on the deportation of Iraqi nationals recently rounded up by U.S. authorities.


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