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The legal doctrine that could sway the election

As emergency petitions concerning voting rights challenges have raced through the courts in the final weeks of the election, judges and justices have found themselves trying to explain a legal doctrine that was designed to preserve the integrity of the electoral process.

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John Roberts put the country before politics

In the most important pre-election case this year, Chief Justice John Roberts once again appears to have decided that, for the Supreme Court, discretion is the better part of valor.

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Judge Barrett is a threat to families like mine

My son Rob is 23 years old. He follows politics, enjoys sips of whiskey, and loves baseball. He also has a rare form of dystonia, a feeding tube, and a tracheostomy, among other pre-existing medical conditions. He uses a speech-generating computerized device to communicate with us. If the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were struck down by the Supreme Court after the addition of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a mother of a disabled child herself, Rob would be uninsurable, like so many of his disabled peers.

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Opinion: The scary part of the Supreme Court ruling on Pennsylvania's mail-in ballots

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected on a 4-4 vote a Republican ploy to have the Court intervene in a case from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court -- and therefore potentially every election law dispute in the country. But far from a major Democratic win, the decision could spell bad news for the future of voting rights protections. The implications of this decision, with Judge Amy Coney Barrett waiting in the wings to cast the tiebreaking vote in a similar case if -- as expected -- the Senate confirms her nomination to be a justice, are enormous.

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How Trump is turning his five court losses into a win

Somehow, in his desperate effort to keep his tax returns out of the hands of prosecutors, President Donald Trump has lost in federal court five times. And, remarkably, even after those stinging rejections by the courts, it's still not over yet. Trump is now down to his final shot to prevent prosecutors from getting his tax returns. He'll almost certainly lose on the merits -- but if the goal was simply to drag this dispute out beyond the election, then he'll have won, despite all the losing.

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Decision on subpoena for Trump tax returns now in hands of Supreme Court

With just over two weeks until the presidential election, a decision on whether to further delay handing over President Donald Trump's financial records to New York prosecutors now rests with the Supreme Court after Trump's attorneys filed a reply brief Monday to argue for a stay of the "unprecedented" document request.

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