Dr. Vivek Murthy was narrowly confirmed 51-43 as the nation's top doctor.
ObamaCare, EPA regulations and potentially gay marriage face court challenges.
The liberal-leaning justice has faced questions about retirement.
Republicans should know that there will be no conciliation from the left.
Americans deserve so much better than what either Democrats or Republicans have offered up.
Poll shows 56 percent of people in the U.S. support the high court’s ruling.
The 9th Circuit will hear arguments on the legality of national security letters.
The high court will consider whether companies must pay workers standing in security lines.
The justices had plenty of reason to duck the issue.
A spokesman noted Obama's previous comments in support of gay marriage.
The justices returned to the bench Monday, opening the court’s October term.
The Supreme Court abandoned the balancing-of-risks approach.
The Supreme Court judges both by the famous standard of "I know it when I see it."
Twenty-five Republicans want justices to review a board critics call "a death panel."
There are only two paths forward at this point, and both spell bad news for conservatives.
If successful, Democrats fear the challenge could dismantle the law.
This is first big election since Supreme Court overturned parts of Voting Rights Act.
His order came hours before Idaho was to begin issuing licenses.
Religious freedom intersects with prison rules at the Supreme Court.
Polls show growing support for gay marriage, Wasserman Schultz noted.
The Supreme Court's decision is provoking different reactions from the right and left.
The Supreme Court has declined to take up same-sex marriage appeals from five states.
States on both sides of the issue are asking the high court for clarification.
Halbig v. Burwell is a potent challenge to the viability of ObamaCare.