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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017

People gather before a rally protesting President Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 9:32 A.M.

Trump’s immigration ban promises constitutional showdown

Did President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration ban Muslims from the country on the basis of their religion? That will be a central question when federal judges dig more deeply into the constitutionality of the order, signed Jan. 27. If the answer is yes, it appears vulnerable to a First Amendment challenge.

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 7:23 A.M.

Trump says he will announce Supreme Court nominee Tuesday

President Donald Trump tweeted Monday morning that he would announce his nominee to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court seat on Tuesday night. “I have made my decision on who I will nominate,” he wrote, encouraging people to tune in Tuesday evening.

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Parting Shot — 2.20.17

People participate in a protest Monday in Portland, Ore. Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge President Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not ...