The U.S. Supreme Court is seen on a sunny day on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday June 16, 2021.
A demonstrator holds a sign in support of the Affordable Care Act in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last November. On Thursday, the justices did just that.

Health & Science

Obamacare Wins For The 3rd Time At The Supreme Court

Posted on · The 7-2 decision threw out the challenge to the law, saying Texas and other objecting GOP-dominated states were not required to pay anything under the mandate provision and thus lacked standing.

Houston Matters

Political Roundup: Gorsuch Confirmed and Reaction to Airstrikes on Syria

Posted on · It's time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. We discuss everything from the Syria attack and reaction from the global community, the "nuclear option" employed by the Senate to confirmed Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with just a simple majority, and the shakeup in the National […]

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Political Roundup, and the Future of Immigration: Wednesday’s Show (April 12, 2017)

Posted on · It's time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. We discuss everything from the Syria attack and reaction from the global community, the "nuclear option" employed by the Senate to confirmed Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with just a simple majority, and the shakeup in the National […]

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Local Analysis of the Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing: Wednesday’s Show (March 22, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)The confirmation hearing for Judge Neil Gorsuch continues today in Washington. Houston Public Media is continuing live coverage from NPR on News 88.7 and online. During the brief lunch break on Capitol Hill, […]

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Houston Matters Special Edition: Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings

Posted on · (Above: The US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. Photo: Wikipedia Commons/Public Domain) Houston Matters will offer a special edition today (Tuesday, March 21, 2017), as News 88.7 brings you live coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioning Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Live coverage from NPR News begins […]

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