Republicans treading carefully on Ketanji Brown Jackson nomination with fears about midterm impact: report

Republicans treading carefully on Ketanji Brown Jackson nomination with fears about midterm impact: report

This post was originally published on this site According to a report from Politico, Republican senators who will be taking part in a historic vote that could place the first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court are weighing their options on how hard they should oppose her with an eye...

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Tensions mount behind scenes as Biden ponders Supreme Court pick

Tensions mount behind scenes as Biden ponders Supreme Court pick

This post was originally published on this site Intensive vetting, lobbying and even a bit of skullduggery are underway as President Joe Biden prepares to unveil his nomination for the upcoming vacancy on the US Supreme Court. Biden, a Democrat, has pledged to nominate the first Black woman to sit...

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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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Democrats seek to woo winnable GOP senators on Supreme Court

Democrats seek to woo winnable GOP senators on Supreme Court

This post was originally published on this siteWithin an hour of the news breaking about Justice Stephen Breyer’s intention to retire, GOP Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) got a phone call from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).  “He called me …  to…

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Biden’s First Supreme Court Pick to Test His Pledge to Nominate a Black Woman

Biden’s First Supreme Court Pick to Test His Pledge to Nominate a Black Woman

This post was originally published on this siteJustice Breyer’s expected retirement from the Supreme Court will pave the way for President Biden to keep a liberal in his seat and gives both parties an issue they could use to energize their voters ahead of midterm elections.

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