The Supreme Court of the United States

Democratic presidential candidate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke said he is open to adding seats on the Supreme Court during a Thursday campaign stop. Speaking at a coffee shop in Burlington, Iowa, O’Rourke said adding six seats to the high court could curb political dysfunction. “What if there were five justices selected by Democrats, five justices
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Fervid speculation as to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s well-being was set off in December when the Supreme Court abruptly announced that she was being treated for lung cancer. Though a positive prognosis has since allayed the worst fears of Ginsburg’s admirers, her continued struggles broach important but little discussed questions about judicial fitness in an
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Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand signaled her openness to expanding the Supreme Court beyond nine seats if her party retakes the Senate and the White House in next year’s elections. Gillibrand, a second-term senator from New York, appeared on left-wing podcast PodSaveAmerica on Tuesday, where she was asked about either placing term limits
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President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal to reopen the government Saturday, which included a three-year extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Trump’s overture to congressional Democrats comes as the Supreme Court considers whether it will intervene in ongoing litigation over the president’s attempts to rescind DACA, an Obama-era amnesty initiative that extends
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The best summary of the 2018 midterm elections came from National Review, that hotbed of Never Trumpism. David French wrote, “Republicans solidified their theoretical advantages in the [Senate].” Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle, GA “Theoretical” being the operative word. With Curator of the Senate Mitch McConnell in charge of any conservative changes in the
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  by Kevin Daley Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was seriously injured in a Wednesday evening fall in her chambers at the U.S. Supreme Court. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) The health of the 85-year-old justice and progressive favorite is much-watched, lest a sudden change of events give President Donald Trump a third appointment to the
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Where the sideshow political circus that is the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings is concerned there are a few quotes and realities that we all should consider. If we are not careful, the mainstream media and the Progressive-Left will turn us all into useful idiots…and that moment is coming quickly. “But the most brilliant propagandist
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The Claremont Institute and the James Wilson Institute recently co–hosted a panel discussing “The Kavanaugh Hearing: A Battle of Two Constitutions.” Don’t let the title confuse you. The Senate hearing for Brett Kavanaugh — President Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee — won’t be like a customer service phone tree where you press #1 for
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On his nationally syndicated radio program Tuesday, host Rush Limbaugh said that Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh is impeccable on paper and that some of the left’s objections are laughable. Discussing President Trump’s recent announcement of Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee, Rush stated, “On paper he’s impeccable. On paper, there is no just way to
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Posted by: R. Mitchell in In The News, Trump Administration July 9, 2018 In choosing a new Justice, I will select someone with impeccable credentials, great intellect, unbiased judgement, and deep reverence for the laws and Constitution of the United States. President Donald J. Trump TRANSPARENT: President Donald J. Trump promised to be transparent,
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by Molly Prince President Donald Trump has narrowed down his list of potential Supreme Court nominations to three candidates. With four days remaining until Trump makes an expected selection announcement, his choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy is down to three federal appeals judges: Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge, reported The Associated Press. The
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“Justice Kennedy’s retirement will turbocharge this fall’s election,” said Family Research Council President Tony Perkins in a recent press release: “Following a series of 5-4 decisions regarding such fundamental freedoms as religious freedom and speech, today’s announcement of Justice Kennedy’s retirement will turbocharge this fall’s election.” Perkins further suggested that the American people are looking for
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As soon as Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, left-wing activists lost their minds and went into a total psychotic meltdown at the thought of Trump having to name another Supreme Court judge and those on the left are having major meltdowns. They just don’t know what to think. According to them, it was
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