Dayen’s Roundup from March 27, 2012

By: Wednesday March 28, 2012 6:15 am

Dayen’s news roundup from Monday, ;March 27, 2012, including stories on the Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act, Solicitor General,, Medicaid, student loans, LIBOR, Paul Ryan budget, Occupy our Homes, Obama, Olympia Snowe, Bob Kerrey, Dennis Rodman and more.


Solicitor General Email FOIA Shows White House Stunt Fail

By: Thursday April 7, 2011 7:15 pm

There was only one problem with their glorious horses head in the conservative wingnut bed – the White House apparently never disclosed the same documents to the Senate Judiciary Committee when they were requested during consideration of Kagan’s nomination.

Obama Solicitor General Argument in Environmental Case a Sharp Reversal from Past Presidents

By: Friday August 27, 2010 3:35 pm

The Administration’s argument for trying to shut down a public nuisance lawsuit against the nation’s top greenhouse gas emitters is “an industry argument,” according to the co-lead counsel in the case, and has been contradicted by opinions of past Democratic Administrations.

State Secrets Non-Compromise Compromise Architect to Replace Kagan as Solicitor General

By: Monday May 10, 2010 11:40 am

The White House is poised to name Don Verrilli, an associate White House counsel, as solicitor general after Elena Kagan is confirmed to the Supreme Court.

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