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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Timbs v. Indiana. The case centers around the use of civil asset forfeiture and whether or not to incorporate the Excessive Fines Clause of the Eighth Amendment to the states. Although the Court won’t decide the case until next year, the oral arguments show that most of the justices appear ready to deal a long overdue blow to civil asset forfeiture.
Republicans may have lost the House of Representatives, but there is still an opportunity for substantial legislative victories in the lame duck session. Republicans lost the House because they failed to govern by their small government, constitutional principles. All eyes now turn to Senate Republicans to make good on their promises.
After a long courtship with 238 cities that resembled Silicon Valley’s version of "The Bachelor," Jeff Bezos threw his suitors a plot twist and kept three roses for the season finale. Rather than choosing a single city to build a second headquarters, Amazon will build two new HQ locations in New York’s Long Island City and Northern Virginia’s Crystal City, along with a smaller “operations center” in Nashville.