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Supreme Court Overturns Bob McDonnell Bribery Conviction

A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that could make it harder for prosecutors to bring corruption cases against elected officials.

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo, the Supreme Court building is seen Washington. The Supreme Court will hear appeals from two African-American death-row inmates in Texas, including one who argued his sentence was based on his race. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Supreme Court Set to End Term with Three Final Cases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. the Supreme Court is expected to release orders in the three final cases on its docket, ending the term without Justice Antonin Scalia and highlighting the electoral stakes for November.

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Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Religious Liberty, Public Corruption

WASHINGTON—Former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s (R-VA) bribery conviction, as well as the constitutionality of state laws banning money from going to religious schools, have joined the Supreme Court’s docket, as the justices on Friday filled eight spots on their docket for cases to be decided by the time the current year’s term ends in June.

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Former Clinton Aide Stephanopoulos Defends Clinton

Journalists are supposed to ask tough questions. On Sunday morning’s edition of ABC News’ This Week, however, host George Stephanopoulos pursued Clinton Cash author (and Breitbart News editor) Peter Schweizer with a vehemence that suggested he had reverted to his 1990s incarnation as a spokesman for the Clinton administration. Stephanopoulos looked past the Clintons’ glaring conflicts of interest and focused narrowly on whether the book met a criminal standard of proof.