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Curley: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's civility deserves remembering

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Since her passing on Friday, the world has shown great reverence for Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - and the outpouring of praise is well-deserved.
To quote President Trump, “She was an amazing woman - whether you agreed or not - she was an amazing woman who led an amazing life.”
Based on her past rulings and her now highly publicized last wish, RBG, as she was known, was not watching MAGA rallies in her spare time. But Trump is right - whether you watch Fox and Friends every morning or Rachel Maddow every night, one thing is certain: Ruth Bader Ginsburg led a...
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Death of U.S. Supreme Court's Ginsburg raises stakes in battle for Senate control

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has raised the stakes in the struggle for control of the U.S. Senate, forcing embattled Republican incumbents to choose between trying to appeal to moderate voters or hoping to fire up a conservative base.
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‘A woman of valour' - Supreme Court mourns the loss of Justice Ginsburg

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The eight remaining members of the Supreme Court on Saturday issued grief-stricken statements about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday at the age of 87.
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‘She Knows She Has Left a Legacy.' The Story Behind TIME's Commemorative Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover

1 month ago   |   By Time

When Sebastian Kim prepared to photograph Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for the 2015 TIME 100, he knew he wanted to capture an expression. He had limited time-she was characteristically busy-and he recalls asking her to try on the pair of gloves she had brought, and pose with her hand this way or that. She stayed mostly quiet during the photo shoot, as was her style, and Kim did as well. Then-snap-he got it: the image of the legendary justice with her hand to her mouth, a knowing look on her face.
“That was the image that I really loved of her,” Kim recalls. “With that smile...
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High profile issues are now at stake on the Supreme Court in the wake of Ginsburg's death

High profile issues are now at stake on the Supreme Court in the wake of Ginsburg's death

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on Friday, future decisions on a range of high profile issues from abortion rights to government-subsidized health care will be devoid of the longtime justice's judicial imprint.
If a Trump nominee is confirmed before or after Election Day, it will shift the court's balance in a sharply conservative direction, increasing the stakes for several controversial cases that would appear before the court.
Health Care
On Nov. 10, a week after Election Day, the court will hear arguments challenging the...
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Dem donors smash ActBlue's daily record after Ginsburg's death

Dem donors smash ActBlue's daily record after Ginsburg's death

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Democratic online donors set a new one-day fundraising record on ActBlue in the hours following Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, pouring money into Democratic Senate campaigns and other causes as Republican senators pledge to vote for a new justice nominated by President Donald Trump.
Donors gave more than $42 million to candidates and groups Saturday via ActBlue, the digital fundraising platform widely used by Democratic candidates and political committees, with more than eight hours to go in the day, according to the ticker on the front page of ActBlue's website. The...
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Here's what you should know about one of Trump's possible Supreme Court picks

Here's what you should know about one of Trump's possible Supreme Court picks

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has given President Donald Trump the rare opportunity to nominate a third Supreme Court justice, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has pledged to hold a vote on her replacement.
The president's recently updated list of possible candidates includes a number of conservative judges and legal figures who would likely tilt the court further to the right. One name in particular who has emerged as one of the front-runners has already been interviewed by Trump. A few others the president is considering have not yet been interviewed...
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What Key Senators Are Saying About Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Replacement

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The political jockeying intensified on Saturday about what the Senate would do to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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'She set an example for us': Crowd honours RBG at Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Mourners continue to pay tribute outside the US Supreme Court to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday.
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Who is on President Trump's List of Supreme Court Nominees?

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

President Trump has vowed to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “without delay.” Here is who might fill the seat.
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Trump Presses for New Supreme Court Justice 'Without Delay'

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The president is likely to nominate a successor this coming week to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, but Senate Republicans are weighing whether they have the votes to confirm his choice before the Nov. 3 election.
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Ernst campaign criticized for email sent shortly after Justice Ginsburg's death

Ernst campaign criticized for email sent shortly after Justice Ginsburg's death

1 month ago   |   By KCCI

With 45 days until Election Day, the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is already becoming a key campaign issue just hours after her death was announced.
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'I will dearly miss my friend,' Justice Thomas says of RBG

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The remaining eight Supreme Court Justices 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 news of her death. The justices all spoke of her undying devotion to the law and her grace as a colleague.
Excerpts from their statements, as released Saturday by the court:
Chief Justice John Roberts:
“Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished...
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‘A trailblazer': Maryland, Baltimore officials remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

1 month ago   |   By Baltimore Sun

After Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at 87 years old, reactions poured in from political figures nationwide, including those from Maryland and Baltimore.
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