2020-09-19T18:41:58Z WASHINGTON (AP) — The remaining eight Supreme Court justices, and two former colleagues, are speaking out about their colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87. Some, like Clarence Thomas, and Stephen Breyer, served with her for nearly all of her 27 years on the high court, and wrote emotional statements following…
Barrett sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit; Lagoa sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit; Thapar on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.
The Vermont Democrat said a vote before Election Day would break with the position Republicans embraced in 2016 when they refused to consider the nomination of Obama nominee Merrick Garland.
2020-09-19T16:47:42Z WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has left the Supreme Court shorthanded during a polarizing presidential campaign in which President Donald Trump has already suggested he may not accept the outcome and the court could be called on to step in and decide the fate of the nation. It’s the second time…
The Democratic vice presidential nominee visited the court Saturday morning.
Before he chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee, the South Carolina senator said a Supreme Court vacancy shouldn’t be filled during an election year. His position has changed.
2020-09-19T14:52:27Z LONDON (AP) — Police in London clashed with protesters Saturday at a rally against coronavirus restrictions, even as the mayor warned that it was “increasingly likely” that the British capital would soon need to introduce tighter rules to curb a sharp rise in infections. Scuffles broke out as police moved in to disperse hundreds…
In a tweet Saturday morning, Trump seemed to imply that he wanted to put a new justice on the court before Election Day.
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., about the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the political maneuvering following her death.
The process is shrouded in secrecy, but the president’s flair for the dramatic has introduced a sense of showmanship to the highly choreographed roll out.