by Caroline Cox
Simon Maloy argues in Salon that the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. to hold an en banc rehearing of Halbig v. Burwell represents a major victory for Obamacare supporters. Richard Wolf of USA Today asserts that the rehearing illustrates the impact of the president’s appointed judges. Read more about the Halbig case on the ACSBlog.
In The New York Times, David Firestone writes on the preliminary injunction entered by Judge Peter C. Economus of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio which blocks efforts to limit early voting in Ohio.
Dominic Rushe, Lauren Gambino, Rory Carroll, and Mark Guarino report for The Guardian on the arrests of hundreds of fast-food workers protesting against low wages in cities throughout the country.
Matt Apuzzo writes for The New York Times that Stuart F. Delery will replace Tony West in the Justice Department. Delery will be the highest ranking openly gay man to serve in the DOJ.
In The Washington Post, Sari Horwitz, Carol D. Leonnig, and Kimberly Kindy report that the Justice Department will launch a civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department.