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The Awful Recess-Appointment Ruling in Canning v. National Labor Relations Board : The New Yorker

A Judicial Atrocity Right-wing judicial activism has been ascendant in recent years. Five years ago, in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court, rewrote decades of Second Amendment jurisprudence to thwart local legislators who passed gun control laws. Three years ago, in Citizens United, a majority …

Week in one-liners: Sanford, Trump, Clinton – POLITICO.com

The top quotes in politics … “It’s extremely secretive.” — Donald Trump commenting on Jack Lew’s signature. “I’m getting kind of lonely in this big house.” — President Barack Obama encouraging Republicans to come over. “I’m a wounded warrior.” — Former Gov. Mark Sanford trying to make a political comeback. …