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June 26, 2014


Supreme Court Narrows Recess Appointment Authority

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court "limited a president's power to make recess appointments when the White House and the Senate are controlled by opposite parties, scaling back a presidential authority as old as the republic," NBC News reports.

"The case arose from a political dispute between President Obama and Senate Republicans, who claimed he had no authority to put three people on the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012 when the Senate was out of town."












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