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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Enjoyable, fun, entertaining set of stories

    • By Gary on 09-19-13

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Kavanaugh Papers Offer New Clues into His Views on Executive Power

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s views on race, executive privilege and whether the Supreme Court ruled correctly in requiring President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes are all contained in a trove of material given to the Senate on Saturday.

    "Kavanaugh Papers Offer New Clues into His Views on Executive Power" is from the July 21, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Russian Firm Indicted in Special Counsel Probe Cites Kavanaugh Decision to Argue That Charge Should Be Dismissed

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    A Russian company accused by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III of being part of an online operation to disrupt the 2016 presidential campaign is leaning in part on a decision by Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh to argue that the charge against it should be thrown out.

    "Russian Firm Indicted in Special Counsel Probe Cites Kavanaugh Decision to Argue That Charge Should Be Dismissed" is from the July 20, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • Supreme Court Takes up School Bathroom Rules for Transgender Students

    • By: Robert Barnes, Moriah Balingit
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Obama administration may require public school systems to let transgender students use bathrooms that align with their gender identity, putting the court once again at the center of a divisive social issue.

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    • Supreme Court Won't Review Laws Banning Assault Weapons

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Supreme Court Won't Review Laws Banning Assault Weapons" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Active-Duty Military Members Sue Trump Over Transgender Ban

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The directive to reinstate a ban on open service by transgender people violates both the Equal Protection component of the Fifth Amendment and the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution,” states the suit filed in U.S. District Court in Washington by five anonymous “Jane Does.”

    "Active-Duty Military Members Sue Trump Over Transgender Ban" is from the August 09, 2017 Courts & Law section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Says White House Counsel Donald McGahn Will Leave His Job in the Fall

    • By: Robert Costa, Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    White House Counsel Donald McGahn, who has led the Trump administration’s efforts to reshape the judiciary while confronting turmoil in the West Wing surrounding the ongoing special counsel probe, has decided to leave the White House, President Trump announced Wednesday.

    "Trump Says White House Counsel Donald McGahn Will Leave His Job in the Fall" is from the August 29, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Costa and Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • On Florida’s ‘Forgotten Coast,’ a Supreme Court Fight over Fresh Water

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Every 45 seconds or so, oystermen plunge their long-handled tongs into the shallow blue-gray waters of Apalachicola Bay, rake the bottom and deposit meager-looking piles on the bow of their flat-bottomed boat. A gloved co-worker culls the keepers from the empty shells and immature oysters, which are tossed back.

    "On Florida’s ‘Forgotten Coast,’ a Supreme Court Fight over Fresh Water" is from the January 07, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Supreme Court Could Tackle Partisan Gerrymandering in Watershed Case

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    With newly elected Scott Walker in the governor’s office and a firm grip on the legislature, Wisconsin Republicans in 2011 had a unique opportunity to redraw the state’s electoral maps and fortify their party’s future

    "Supreme Court Could Tackle Partisan Gerrymandering in Watershed Case" is from the June 12, 2017 Courts & Law 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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    • Chief Justice Roberts Says Courts Will Examine Protections Against Sexual Harassment

    • By: Robert Barnes
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. announced an initiative Sunday to ensure there are proper procedures in place to protect law clerks and other court employees from sexual harassment, saying it is clear that the federal judiciary “is not immune” from a widespread problem.

    "Chief Justice Roberts Says Courts Will Examine Protections Against Sexual Harassment" is from the December 31, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Barnes 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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