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    • States Are Free to Authorize Sports Betting, Supreme Court Rules

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that kept most states from authorizing sports betting, a ruling that is sure to set off a scramble among the states to find a way into a billion-dollar business.

    "States Are Free to Authorize Sports Betting, Supreme Court Rules" is from the May 14, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • In Her Remarks on the Presumptive GOP Nominee, Ruth Bader Ginsburg May Have Trumped Her Usual Outspokenness

    • By: Aaron Blake, Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "In Her Remarks on the Presumptive GOP Nominee, Ruth Bader Ginsburg May Have Trumped Her Usual Outspokenness" is from the July 11, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Aaron Blake and Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Rebuking Trump’s Criticism of ‘Obama Judge,’ Chief Justice Roberts Defends Judiciary as ‘Independent’

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The chief justice of the United States and the president of the United States engaged in an extraordinary war of words Wednesday over the independence of the federal judiciary, with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. issuing a rare rebuke of President Trump’s criticism of an “Obama judge” who ruled against the administration.

    "Rebuking Trump’s Criticism of ‘Obama Judge,’ Chief Justice Roberts Defends Judiciary as ‘Independent’" is from the November 21, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman Sent to Solitary Confinement

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman Sent to Solitary Confinement" is from the April 29, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Timeless Time Travel Tales

    • By: John Barnes, Nancy Kress, Ian R. MacLeod, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Adam Epstein, Vanessa Hart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
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    This collection of unabridged, unforgettable tales, written by some of science fiction's most esteemed authors, pays homage to one of the genre's most cherished story types. Whether time travel stories leap forward in time or slip into the past, they remain popular with fans.

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    • Positively awful collection of stories

    • By M. Williams on 05-16-12

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    • Antonin Scalia's Funeral Reflects the Justice's Life of Faith

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Antonin Scalia's Funeral Reflects the Justice's Life of Faith" is from the Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Scalia’s Death Flips Supreme Court Dynamics, Hurts Conservative Hopes

    • By: Robert Barnes, Terri Rupar
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Scalia’s Death Flips Supreme Court Dynamics, Hurts Conservative Hopes" is from the Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and Terri Rupar and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Goes to Supreme Court for Formal Kavanaugh Investiture

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh’s formal investiture at the Supreme Court Thursday was filled with pomp and tradition — but only about five minutes’ worth.

    "Trump Goes to Supreme Court for Formal Kavanaugh Investiture" is from the November 08, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Supreme Court Considers Case of a Shot Fired in U.S. That Killed a Teenager in Mexico

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Border patrol agent Jesus Mesa Jr. pulled the trigger that day six years ago in the wide concrete culvert that separates El Paso from Juarez, Mexico. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will consider whether the Constitution gives Hernández’s parents the right to sue Mesa in American courts for killing their son.

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    • Justice Ginsburg Doesn't Let up on Trump, Who Fires Back

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Justice Ginsburg Doesn't Let up on Trump, Who Fires Back" is from the July 13, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Kavanaugh Advised Against Calling Roe v. Wade ‘Settled Law’ While a White House Lawyer

    • By: Robert Barnes, Sam Scholl
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as a White House lawyer in the Bush administration advised against referring to the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade as the “settled law of the land,” according to a 2003 email.

    "Kavanaugh Advised Against Calling Roe v. Wade ‘Settled Law’ While a White House Lawyer" is from the September 06, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes andMichael Kranish and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Law Restricting Protests During Supreme Court Proceedings Is Upheld

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said that a lower court was wrong to find the words so vague as to cast doubt on a law that outlaws protests at the Supreme Court.

    "Law Restricting Protests During Supreme Court Proceedings Is Upheld " is from the March 03, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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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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    • Supreme Court Accepts Challenge to Health Law's Contraceptive Mandate

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Supreme Court Accepts Challenge to Health Law's Contraceptive Mandate" is from the November 7, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Without Conservative Supreme Court Majority, Voter-Law Challengers Make Gains

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Without Conservative Supreme Court Majority, Voter-Law Challengers Make Gains" is from the September 05, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Announces She Is Withdrawing from Public Life Because of Dementia

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Retired Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who became the first female justice in 1981 and then one of the court’s most influential members, announced Tuesday that she suffers from dementia and is “no longer able to participate in public life.”

    "Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Announces She Is Withdrawing from Public Life Because of Dementia" is from the October 23, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • What Does the Junior Supreme Court Justice Do? Kagan Tells Gorsuch It Starts in the Kitchen.

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The junior justice has three unique responsibilities, she said. But in recounting them, she always starts with the fact that the newest justice is assigned to cafeteria duty and keeps it until the next justice is confirmed.

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    • More Americans Disapprove of Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Than Support It, New Poll Shows

    • By: Robert Barnes, Emily Guskin
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    More Americans disapprove of Brett M. Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court than approve, and a narrow majority says congressional investigation of the new justice should not end with his elevation to the court, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

    "More Americans Disapprove of Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Than Support It, New Poll Shows" is from the October 12, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and Emily Guskin and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Supreme Court Tells Lawyers: Stand in Line Yourselves. You Can't Pay Others to Hold a Spot.

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Supreme Court Tells Lawyers: Stand in Line Yourselves. You Can't Pay Others to Hold a Spot." is from the October 07, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bitter Partisan Battle Wounded Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court He’s Joined

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    It is easy to answer the question of how Brett M. Kavanaugh will be received by his fellow justices at the Supreme Court after a historically bitter and tumultuous confirmation battle: as one of nine equals, with whom they will work for the rest of their careers.

    "Bitter Partisan Battle Wounded Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court He’s Joined" is from the October 07, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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