recess appointments

Supreme Court Skeptical Of Obama Recess AppointmentsThe 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.
Supreme Court Weighs President's Recess Appointment PowerThe 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.
White House Urges Supreme Court To Overturn Decision That Found Obama's Recess Appointments UnconstitutionalThe 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.