Republicans to roll dice by grilling Jackson over child-pornography sentencing decisions 

Republicans to roll dice by grilling Jackson over child-pornography sentencing decisions 

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are set to grill Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Tuesday over what they say is her record of leniency in sentencing people who pleaded guilty to possession or distribution of child pornography — a…

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A nomination fight elevates the tension between politics and justice

A nomination fight elevates the tension between politics and justice

This post was originally published on this siteFinding the line between protecting the innocent and punishing the guilty has always been tough when in the political spotlight.

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Senate poised to confirm Biden Pentagon nominee with Russia expertise despite Hawley effort to slow the process

Senate poised to confirm Biden Pentagon nominee with Russia expertise despite Hawley effort to slow the process

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate advanced Biden Pentagon nominee Celeste Wallander, a Russia expert, despite Hawley attempts to slow process

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Senators introduce bipartisan bill targeting forced labor in supply chain

Senators introduce bipartisan bill targeting forced labor in supply chain

This post was originally published on this siteSenators introduce bipartisan bill targeting forced labor in supply chain

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Court fight represents golden opportunity for Cruz, Hawley, Cotton

Court fight represents golden opportunity for Cruz, Hawley, Cotton

This post was originally published on this siteThe looming Senate battle over President Biden’s coming pick for the Supreme Court is a golden opportunity for conservative Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.).Cruz, Hawley and Cotton are all viewed as potential…

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Almost Unanimous, 2021 edition: We asked why these lone dissenters withheld their votes on bills

Almost Unanimous, 2021 edition: We asked why these lone dissenters withheld their votes on bills

This post was originally published on this site“Go Your Own Way” by Bill Gracey is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. As Frank Sinatra sang: “And more… much more than this… I did it my way.” Sometimes a Congress member will find themselves voting against something for which every single one of their...

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Love America Act would require all public school K-12 students read foundational documents like…

Love America Act would require all public school K-12 students read foundational documents like…

This post was originally published on this siteLove America Act would require all public school K-12 students read foundational documents like Constitution, Declaration of Independence Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO8) Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) Fortunately for the caffeine industry, most public school students would still have to read William Faulkner. Context In 2021,...

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Hawley blames liberal attacks on masculinity for ‘idle men’ who watch porn, play video games

Hawley blames liberal attacks on masculinity for ‘idle men’ who watch porn, play video games

This post was originally published on this siteMissouri Sen. Josh Hawley (R) said at the National Conservatism Conference on Sunday that liberal attacks on masculinity create “idle men” who watch pornography and play video games. “The Left want to define traditional masculinity as toxic….

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