Category Archives: Supreme Court

5 facts about the Supreme Court

Bruce Drake and John Gramlich of Pew Research – The Supreme Court holds a unique place in American government. Sitting justices have lifetime tenure and can influence public policy long after the presidents who nominated them – and the senators … Continue reading

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Trump, Kavanaugh impeachment speculation kicks up after Dems’ House takeover

By Adam Shaw of Fox News With Democrats set to reclaim control of the House in January and President Trump already infuriating them with the forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speculation is rampant over whether they will use … Continue reading

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How the Florida recount will unfold – and why it matters

By Letitia Stein of Reuters Florida elections officials are racing to recount ballots this week after razor-thin voting margins left the state’s marquee contests for the U.S. Senate and governor too close to call. Republicans took the lead in last … Continue reading

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Can the Republic Strike Back?

By Andrew Sullivan in New York Magazine’s Intelligencer Whatever else it will be, Tuesday will be a relief. We will finally find out where we are in the surreal dystopia of the last two years. We will see, in a … Continue reading

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Is The Supreme Court Facing A Legitimacy Crisis?

By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Oliver Roeder of FiveThirtyEight In his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Brett Kavanaugh dropped the demeanor of a neutral jurist and launched into a deeply partisan speech. The use of such nakedly political rhetoric during … Continue reading

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