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GOP Sen. Mike Lee of Utah clerked for Samuel Alito and has endorsed Ted Cruz for president.
Sen. Chuck Schumer proposed giving the FAA the authority to establish minimum standards for airline seats.
The town hall at the University of Chicago Law School lets the president adopt his ‘professor’ role.
The West Virginia Democrat says he still has reservations on guns and environmental issues.
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), however, already supported hearings.
All but three of Garland’s former clerks unite to urge confirmation. And the holdouts have a good excuse.
Democrats cite polling and upcoming meetings, but GOP bulwark against the nominee is intact.
A majority of Republican senators say they will not support confirmation hearings on President Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court.
Obama will give the speech at the University of Chicago law school, where he was a professor before entering politics.
Objections are lodged a day after panel issues new subpoenas, heightening a conflict over the privacy and safety of researchers.
New NRSC campaign tars four Democrats as “just another supporter of Obama’s weak foreign policy.“
Law professors organized by a liberal group say NRA opposition is based on an “extraordinary misrepresentation of his record.“
Five-member federal panel would have to approve court petition for debt relief under plan from Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah).
Garland met Tuesday with Mark Kirk of Illinois.
The proposed timeline is based on the the average timing for the past 40 years of Supreme Court confirmations.
Senate staffers have been ordered to shelter in place.
Charles J. Cooper clerked with Garland on the Supreme Court in 1978 and has gone on to represent the NRA and other right-wing causes.
The Tea Party Patriots founder hints that Moran (R-Kan.) could face a primary challenge.
The Kansas senator is up for re-election this year but has not attracted a serious opponent.
More than half of the private contract workers were misclassified and thus at risk for being underpaid, Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers told Congress last week.