Based on oral arguments Monday at the Supreme Court, the justices may be preparing to limit a president’s ability to fill high-level vacancies during Senate recesses. Above, President Obama last week at a lunch with young people. (Olivier Douliery / MCT / January 10, 2014)
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January 13, 2014, 11:52 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court hinted Monday it may move to limit a presidential power used since the days of George Washington to fill high-level vacancies during Senate recesses.
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