Supreme Court limits presidents' recess appointment powers (8)

The State 2014.06.27 02:50
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday modestly curtailed a president's power to unilaterally appoint officials during a Senate recess. In a limited defeat for President Barack Obama and his White House successors, the court unanimously ruled that Obama improperly appointed several members to the National Labor Relations Board during a brief Senate recess. The Senate's three-day recess, a scheme to thwart presidential
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