Supreme Court justices divided in abortion case; Roberts may hold key

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U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared divided on Wednesday as they weighed a major abortion rights case - a challenge to a Louisiana law that imposes restrictions on doctors that could make it harder for women to obtain the procedure, with Chief Justice John Roberts representing the potential decisive vote.
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Schumer, rebuked by Roberts, regrets Supreme Court comments
U.S. Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said he wished he'd chosen different words after Republicans accused him of having threatened two Supreme Court justices at an abortion rights rally the day before. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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