by Mary Reichard
Posted 1/12/15, 03:45 pm
Historically, the federal government wins seven of every 10 cases it argues before the U.S. Supreme Court. But the Obama administration is far from typical. It has lost a majority of its cases at the Supreme Court. Many of them show an executive branch trying to expand its power in ever more expansive ways, and a high court that, lately, has provided a check on that overreach.