In Laurence Tribe’s telling, the vice president’s tie-breaking vote does not apply to judicial nominees. That is supported by neither the Constitution’s text nor the Senate’s historical practice.
Nothing better captures the Republican disaster of Supreme Court nominations than George H.W. Bush selecting David Souter, who evolved from mild conservative to left-wing leader.
The nomination of Judge Amy Barrett to the Supreme Court is likely to set off the ugliest political fight we’ve seen since, well, the last Supreme Court confirmation battle.
‘There is a long history of anti-Catholic hatred by some in this country, and a growing tide of anti-religious animus on the Left now, and I hope you and your colleagues will not play any further part in it,’ Sen. Josh Hawley wrote.
On the heels of his Supreme Court nomination, Donald Trump was ready to rock a rally.
Trump urged Democrat lawmakers and the media to provide a ‘respectful and dignified hearing that she deserves and, frankly, that our country deserves.’
President Trump should nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett because she’s the best person for the job. Full stop.
Media and Democrats’ decision in 2018 to collude with the criminally minded has rendered today’s discussion of power plays meaningless.
Democrats have advocated different sets of rules for handling nominations of Democrat and Republican presidents, and therefore, their lectures about what to do now are not exactly credible.
If we learned anything from Brett Kavanaugh, it’s that if it’s up to the media, there’s no way the nominee’s character makes it out of the next 42 days alive.
Romney released a statement announcing his decision to side with Senate Republicans and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and vote on a nominee.
Kylee Zempel and Emily Jashinsky discuss the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and break down the politics surrounding the open seat on the Supreme Court.
History shows it is possible and even common for justices to be confirmed within 45 days of their formal nomination, including in the court’s modern era.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden reversed course on a summer pledge to release a list identifying his potential SCOTUS nominees.
A vigil speaker declared that her organization and its allies would do whatever it takes to keep the Senate from holding hearings on a new Trump nominee, no matter who it is.
The next president will likely solidify a lasting majority on the courts of appeals, either cementing President Trump’s judicial legacy or largely undoing it.
Sen. Josh Hawley’s pledge to vote only for nominees who have objected to Roe v. Wade would mean a vote against Clarence Thomas, and in favor of David Souter, Anthony Kennedy, and Sandra Day O’Connor.
Is there any reason that anonymous negative information from the American Bar Association should be discounted for Vanessa Bryant’s nomination but not for Lawrence VanDyke’s?
The first electoral cycle is that of presidential impeachments; the second is that of Supreme Court nominations. Soon the two cycles may intersect.
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