After another smoke incident and ongoing single tracking delays for fixes, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx replaced three Metro board members with safety experts, while a Maryland Congressman introduced legislation which would require the next three federally appointed Metro board members have relevant expertise.
The Supreme Court gets back to work next week, and all eyes will be on Justice Sonia Sotomayor as she settles into her role on the bench. We look at how she may shape the dynamics of the Court and learn more about the eclectic and potentially game-changing cases being considered this fall.
- Jess Bravin Supreme Court Reporter, Wall Street Journal
- Stephen Wermiel Fellow in Law and Government and Associate Director, Summer Institute on Law and Government, American University Washington College of Law
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