recess appointments

File photo of the Supreme Court. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Skeptical Of Obama Recess Appointments

The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on President Barack Obama’s use of a provision of the Constitution to make temporary appointments to high-level positions over the objection of Senate Republicans.

01/13/2014

The Supreme Court is refereeing a politically charged dispute between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the president's power to temporarily fill high-level positions. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Weighs President’s Recess Appointment Power

The Supreme Court is refereeing a politically charged dispute between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the president’s power to temporarily fill high-level positions.

01/12/2014

Visitors walk in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on March 22, 2013. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Urges Supreme Court To Overturn Decision That Found Obama’s Recess Appointments Unconstitutional

The Obama administration on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision that found the president’s recess appointments to a labor agency unconstitutional.

04/26/2013

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