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    • Federal Judge Allows Emoluments Case Against Trump to Proceed

    • By: Ann E. Marimow, Jonathan O'Connell, David A. Fahrenthold
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    A federal judge on Wednesday rejected President Trump’s latest effort to stop a lawsuit that alleges Trump is violating the Constitution by continuing to do business with foreign governments.

    "Federal Judge Allows Emoluments Case Against Trump to Proceed" is from the July 25, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ann E. Marimow, Jonathan O'Connell and David A. Fahrenthold and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Kavanaugh’s Unorthodox Path to Trump’s Supreme Court Shortlist

    • By: Michael Kranish, Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Brett Kavanaugh’s career had traveled a most unusual path through Washington’s scandals. He had overseen an investigation into whether President Clinton’s deputy counsel, Vincent Foster, had been murdered or committed suicide. He had laid out the grounds for impeaching Clinton in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky affair.

    "Kavanaugh’s Unorthodox Path to Trump’s Supreme Court Shortlist" is from the July 06, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Kranish and Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Supreme Court’s Conservative Justices Appear to Back Trump’s Authority for Travel Ban

    • By: Robert Barnes, Ann E. Marimow, Matt Zapotosky
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The conservative majority on the Supreme Court seemed to agree Wednesday that President Trump has the authority to ban travelers from certain majority-Muslim countries if he thinks that it is necessary to protect the country.

    "Supreme Court’s Conservative Justices Appear to Back Trump’s Authority for Travel Ban" is from the April 25, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes, Ann E. Marimow and Matt Zapotosky and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Supreme Court Seems Divided in Case of Baker Who Refused to Create a Wedding Cake for a Same-Sex Couple

    • By: Robert Barnes, Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Supreme Court seemed closely divided Tuesday over whether the First Amendment protects a Colorado baker from creating a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy likely to cast the deciding vote.

    "Supreme Court Seems Divided in Case of Baker Who Refused to Create a Wedding Cake for a Same-Sex Couple" is from the December 05, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • President Obama Grants Early Release to 61 More Federal Drug Offenders

    • By: Sari Horwitz, Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "President Obama Grants Early Release to 61 More Federal Drug Offenders" is from the March 30, 2016, U.S. section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sari Horwitz and Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Facebook Says It Shouldn’t Have to Stay Mum When Government Seeks User Data

    • By: Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Major technology companies and civil liberties groups have joined Facebook in a closed courtroom battle over secret government access to social media records.

    "Facebook Says It Shouldn’t Have to Stay Mum When Government Seeks User Data" is from the July 15, 2017 Public Safety section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Appeals Court Strikes down North Carolina's Voter-ID Law

    • By: Ann E. Marimow, Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Appeals Court Strikes down North Carolina's Voter-ID Law" is from the July 29, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ann E. Marimow and Robert Barnes and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Brett Kavanaugh Once Predicted ‘One Race’ in the Eyes of Government. Would He End Affirmative Action?

    • By: Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    In the spring of 2015, Brett M. Kavanaugh returned to his alma mater in New Haven, Conn., to address the Black Law Students Association. The student who introduced him said Kavanaugh was concerned that African Americans and other minorities were being shut out of coveted clerkships with federal judges like him.

    "Brett Kavanaugh Once Predicted ‘One Race’ in the Eyes of Government. Would He End Affirmative Action?" is from the August 07, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban

    • By: Robert Barnes, Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that President Trump has the authority to ban travelers from certain majority-Muslim countries if he thinks it is necessary to protect the United States, a victory in what has been a priority since Trump’s first weeks in office and a major affirmation of presidential power.The vote was 5 to 4, with conservatives in the majority and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. writing the opinion.

    "Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban" is from the June 26, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • U.S. Plans to Return American Isis Suspect to Syria with $4,210, New Cellphone and Clothes He Had When He Was Picked up

    • By: Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    U.S.military officials plan to release an American citizen accused of supporting the Islamic State “under safe conditions,” and with $4,210 and a new cellphone near the Syrian town where he was first captured in September, according to a new filing Thursday in the unusual case.

    "U.S. Plans to Return American Isis Suspect to Syria with $4,210, New Cellphone and Clothes He Had When He Was Picked up" is from the June 08, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Supreme Court Throws out Lower-Court Decision That Allowed Immigrant Teenager to Obtain Abortion

    • By: Robert Barnes, Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a lower court’s decision that allowed an undocumented immigrant teenager to obtain an abortion over the protests of the Trump administration.

    "Supreme Court Throws out Lower-Court Decision That Allowed Immigrant Teenager to Obtain Abortion" is from the June 04, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Battle Over Transgender Student Rights Moves to High School Locker Rooms

    • By: Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Lynn and Larry Brennan’s oldest child could have remained anonymous, just three initials in federal court papers accusing the local school system of discrimination.

    "Battle Over Transgender Student Rights Moves to High School Locker Rooms" is from the April 26, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Attorneys Warned Not to ‘Mention’ Abortion to Immigrant Teens in Custody, per Email from Legal Group

    • By: Ann E. Marimow , Maria Sacchetti
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A major legal services group for immigrant children told its lawyers nationwide not to discuss abortion access, even if minors in custody ask for help understanding their legal rights, for fear it would jeopardize a multimillion-dollar contract with the Department of Health and Human Services.

    "Attorneys Warned Not to ‘Mention’ Abortion to Immigrant Teens in Custody, per Email from Legal Group" is from the February 15, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ann E. Marimow and Maria Sacchetti and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Watchdog Group Reports Seven Deaths From ‘Preventable’ Infections at State Facility

    • By: Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    More than a half-dozen people died at a state-run residential facility in Virginia from infections that typically are easy to treat with antibiotics.

    "Watchdog Group Reports Seven Deaths From ‘Preventable’ Infections at State Facility" is from the June 02, 2017 U.S. section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Turns to Supreme Court to Move Forward on Travel Ban

    • By: Robert Barnes, Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The Trump administration late Thursday asked the Supreme Court to revive the president’s plan to temporarily ban citizens from six mostly Muslim countries, elevating a divisive legal battle involving national security and religious discrimination to the nation’s highest court.

    "Trump Turns to Supreme Court to Move Forward on Travel Ban" is from the June 02, 2017 Courts & Law section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Softening Sentences, Losing Leverage

    • By: Ann E. Marimow
    • Narrated by: James Edward Thomas
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Some prosecutors fear the consequences of reducing mandatory minimum sentences for drug convictions, including a weakening of their ability to take down drug networks. "Softening Sentences, Losing Leverage" is an article collected in Justice for None: How the Drug War Broke the Legal System by The Washington Post, also available on Audible.com.

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