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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at age 87

(CNN)Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87. Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior member of the court’s liberal wing consistently delivering progressive votes on the most divisive social issues of the day, including abortion rights, same-sex marriage, voting rights, immigration, health…

WATCH LIVE: Supreme Court expected to rule on Trump’s tax records

The Supreme Court will make its ruling at 9 a.m.

UPDATE: The Supreme Court has kept a hold on President Donald Trump’s financial records that Congress has been seeking for more than a year. The ruling returns the case to lower courts, with no clear prospect for when the case might ultimately be resolved. The 7-2 outcome is at least a short-term victory for Trump, who has strenuously sought to…

North Dakota Legal Groups React To DACA Supreme Court Vote

President Trump took to Twitter to say the courts won't provide a decision based on the rule of law and he will have to start the process all over again.

FARGO, N.D. — With a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court thousands of DACA members avoided possible deportation after President Donald Trump planned to cancel the immigration program. Organizations like Lutheran Social Services and the ACLU are saying this is a big win. “It allows the folks to work in the United States and prevents them from being deported; and…

Supreme Court Throws Out Life Sentence for Man Involved in Savanna Greywind Case

Hoehn had faced a maximum 21 years behind bars, but Judge Tom Olson granted prosecutors' request to label Hoehn a dangerous offender.

FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Supreme Court has thrown out the life sentence given to a man whose girlfriend cut the baby from the womb of an unsuspecting neighbor. William Hoehn, of Fargo, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping in the August 2017 attack on Savanna Greywind, who died of her injuries but whose baby survived. He entered the plea…

Supreme Court Sides with Businesses and U.S. Government in Information Fight

The Supreme Court ruled against a South Dakota newspaper that was seeking information about the government's food assistance program.

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is siding with businesses and the U.S. government in a ruling about the public’s access to information. The high court ruled Monday against a South Dakota newspaper that was seeking information about the government’s food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. The Argus Leader newspaper wanted to know how much money goes annually to…

Vikings Great, Former MN Supreme Court Justice Alan Page awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (KMSP) – Pro Football Hall of Famer and Minnesota Viking great Alan Page was honored Friday by President Donald Trump with the Presidential Medal of Freedom Also receiving medals in a ceremony held in the White House’s East Room were; Miriam Adelson, a doctor and wife of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, a Republican donor; Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, who is retiring after…

Sen. Heitkamp Will Vote No on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination

Judge Brett Kavanaugh & Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)WASHINGTON – North Dakota Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp announces she will vote no on confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. She says in a statement, “As I said after Judge Kavanaugh was nominated, and as I’ve continued to say throughout this process, I consider vetting nominees to serve on the U.S….

Sen. John Hoeven Doesn’t Believe Kavanaugh FBI Investigation Will Bring New Information

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court begins a new term Monday with eight justices instead of nine. The fate of nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is still up in the air as the FBI is now investigating assault allegations against him. North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven still sides with the longtime judge. “We’ll have to go through this additional background check,…

Sen. Smith says she will vote against Brett Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS nomination

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – Supporters of Planned Parenthood rallied against the Supreme Courtnomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh outside the federal courthouse in St. Paul Friday. Judge Kavanaugh is into his fourth day of confirmation hearings in the U.S. Senate. The president of Minnesota Planned Parenthood believes Kavanaugh was evasive this week about whether the Supreme Court could still overturn the landmark abortion law Roe…

Nationwide Bus Tour to Support Judge Brett Kavanaugh Stops in Fargo

Concerned Women for America has been making stops in states with senators that can decide the vote

FARGO, N.D. — A nationwide bus tour to support confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh makes a stop in Fargo. Members of the Concerned Women for America have been traveling around the country to meet with people in states with senators that could play a role in determining if Kavanaugh is confirmed. They came to North Dakota to encourage women to…