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Court Blocks Special Master Review in Trump Documents Case, Allows DOJ Investigation to Continue

The decision represents a significant win for federal prosecutors, clearing the way for them to use as part of their investigation the entire tranche of documents seized during an Aug. 8 FBI search of Mar-a-Lago.

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DeSantis Appoints ‘Minimally Qualified’ Conservative Candidate to Florida Supreme Court

The appointment gives the court a majority of conservative justices picked by the state's Republican governor.

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Florida Taxpayers Sue DeSantis for Eliminating Disney’s Special District. This Lawyer Wants You to Join the Lawsuit.

A Lawyer Is Suing Florida to Protect Taxpayers and Defend the First Amendment. Here's Why He Is Asking You to Join.

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Amy Coney Barrett Could Be Confirmed as Soon as Monday

With a final vote of 12-0, on Thursday the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination of the conservative judge to the Supreme Court.

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US Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Sat on Board at Private School with Anti-Gay Rules

AP says Amy Coney Barrett sat in a leadership position at private Christian schools barring children of same-sex parents and LGBTQ teachers.

LIVE BLOG: The Latest 2020 Election News From Latino Lawmakers and Advocates

While President Donald Trump is tweeting to "stop the count," Latino lawmakers demand election officials continue to count until they're done.

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The Fate of Florida — And America — Could Come Down To An Unjust Poll Tax

"I didn't appreciate the vote until I lost my rights as a felon. If they want to stop a bunch of Blacks and Latinos from voting, it must be important."