Conservative Supreme Court Defies the Public Will

Conservative Supreme Court Defies the Public Will

The U.S. Supreme Court wrapped up its most recent term on Thursday with six of the 15 major cases it took up decided by the 6-3 conservative majority. This has Court watchers noting that its so-called “super majority,” which includes five Justices who were nominated by two Presidents who lost...

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Post Politics Now: Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as Supreme Court justice, making history

Post Politics Now: Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as Supreme Court justice, making history

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden’s nominee was confirmed by the Senate in April but has been waiting for Justice Stephen G. Breyer to conclude his tenure.

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Justice Breyer announces retirement from the Supreme Court, effective Thursday

Justice Breyer announces retirement from the Supreme Court, effective Thursday

This post was originally published on this siteJustice Stephen Breyer announced in a letter to President Joe Biden his retirement from the high court is effective tomorrow.     

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Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Confirmed As The First Black Woman To Serve On The US Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Confirmed As The First Black Woman To Serve On The US Supreme Court

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate voted 53–47 on Thursday to confirm Jackson. View Entire Post ›

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Senate will hold key vote to advance Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

Senate will hold key vote to advance Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate is set to hold a key vote Thursday to advance President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, toward a final confirmation vote.

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Mitt Romney’s historic flip on Ketanji Brown Jackson

Mitt Romney’s historic flip on Ketanji Brown Jackson

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s only the second time in at least 50 years that a Supreme Court nominee will match her bipartisan support from a previous confirmation.

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Ketanji Brown Jackson faces Senate panel vote ahead of expected confirmation this week

Ketanji Brown Jackson faces Senate panel vote ahead of expected confirmation this week

This post was originally published on this siteSupreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson is expected to be confirmed as soon as this week, after facing a vote Monday in a Senate panel to advance her nomination.

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What Senate’s 50-50 Split Means for Biden Supreme Court Pick

What Senate’s 50-50 Split Means for Biden Supreme Court Pick

This post was originally published on this siteEvenly divided between the two major parties, the U.S. Senate has operated for more than a year under a power-sharing arrangement that gives Democrats a leg up (thanks to Vice President Kamala Harris’s tie-breaking vote) but makes Republicans more than a silent minority....

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Manchin says he will vote for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

Manchin says he will vote for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

This post was originally published on this siteWest Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced on Friday that he plans to vote for President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, a move that all but guarantees she will be confirmed.

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McConnell to vote against Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

McConnell to vote against Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

This post was originally published on this siteSenate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Thursday that he will oppose Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination.McConnell’s decision isn’t surprising — he voted against her last year for her appeals court spot and has signaled…

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