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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Has a Plan to Overturn Roe v. Wade

16 days ago   |   Newsweek

McConnell said his "most important pro-life accomplishment" was the "ushering of judges through" and pointed specifically to his decision not to fill Justice Antonin Scalia's...
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Who Cares About the Supreme Court's ‘Legitimacy'?

18 days ago   |   NY Times

Conservatives seem to assume that only the chief justice is moved by fears that he and his colleagues will end up looking like politicians in robes.
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McConnell's office clarifies: It's only okay to block a Supreme Court nominee you don't like

McConnell's office clarifies: It's only okay to block a Supreme Court nominee you don't like

26 days ago   |   Think Progress

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who blocked Merrick Garland's nomination to the Supreme Court in 2016, reaffirmed on Tuesday that he would happily ram through...
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McConnell: 'We'd fill' any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020

26 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says that if a vacancy occurs on the Supreme Court during next year's election cycle the chamber would likely confirm a GOP...
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McConnell says he'd confirm Supreme Court justice in election year

26 days ago   |   NBC News   |   4 articles

The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Obama's Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland following the sudden death of Justice...
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Congress Should End a ‘Harsh and Unfair' Rule That Blocks Troops From Court

1 month ago   |   NY Times

A 1950 Supreme Court decision makes it impossible for service members to recover damages from the government for negligence or misconduct they suffer while serving.
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Trump's resistance to congressional oversight just had a very bad day in court

Trump's resistance to congressional oversight just had a very bad day in court

1 month ago   |   Think Progress

Judge Amit Mehta is the anti-Scalia. Calm and unfailingly polite. Honest about his concerns and seemingly quite open to the arguments of legal counsel. The hearing Mehta held...
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Justices Split Over the Power of Precedent

1 month ago   |   NY Times

In a 5-to-4 vote, the Supreme Court overruled a 40-year-old decision on states' rights and prompted fears that other precedents are at risk.
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Italy on ice: Milan and Cortina selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy on ice: Milan and Cortina selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics

The Italian cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo have been selected as the next hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics after the IOC made its formal announcement on Monday. Read more ...

Trump announces 'hard hitting' new sanctions against Iran

Trump announces 'hard hitting' new sanctions against Iran

"We will continue to increase pressure on Tehran," Trump said. "Never can Iran have a nuclear weapon." Read more ...

Bernie Sanders wants to make Wall Street pay off the US's $1.6 trillion in...

Bernie Sanders wants to make Wall Street pay off the US's $1.6 trillion in student debt

Bernie Sanders will release legislation Monday that would propose cancelling $1.6 trillion of US student loan debt. The plan would be paid for by taxes on stock, bond, and... Read more ...

Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

To acquire the venerable Caesars name and properties, Eldorado will part with $7.2 billion in cash and around 77 million in stock shares. (Image credit: Ethan Miller/Getty... Read more ...

Mass. man charged with negligent homicide in NH crash that killed 7

Mass. man charged with negligent homicide in NH crash that killed 7

The driver of a pickup truck that collided with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven people and injuring three others, in New Hampshire is facing charges, authorities... Read more ...

United States Women's National Team concedes first goal of Women's World Cup...

United States Women's National Team concedes first goal of Women's World Cup to Spain on devastating howler

The United States Women's National Team conceded their first goal at the Women's World Cup on Monday. The goal came after a brutal defensive lapse from the American side, and... Read more ...

Trump announces new sanctions on Iran, says he wants a deal but it's ‘fine'...

Trump announces new sanctions on Iran, says he wants a deal but it's ‘fine' if Iran doesn't

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order for new “hard hitting” sanctions on Iran, after reportedly canceling a military strike on Iranian targets last... Read more ...

USWNT tops Spain in World Cup after controversial PK

USWNT tops Spain in World Cup after controversial PK

REIMS, France - Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women's World Cup... Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' champ playing in World Series of Poker events

'Jeopardy!' champ playing in World Series of Poker events

LAS VEGAS - "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer is making his World Series of Poker debut, with plans to donate half his winnings to charity. Read more ...

Apple releases iPadOS public beta 1

Apple releases iPadOS public beta 1

Looking to try out iPadOS 13? The public beta is now available. Here's how to download it! iPadOS 13 is on its way with features that need to be tested before the software is... Read more ...