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WGA Talks To Resume Saturday As Contract Deadline Looms

Contract talks between the WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television producers have wrapped for the day, and Deadline has confirmed that the sides will return to the table Saturday. We hear that negotiators are prepared to...Show More Summary

Legal Marijuana States May Be Safe From Jeff Sessions for Now, Colorado Governor Says

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

During his confirmation hearings, Sessions said if people didn’t want him to enforce federal marijuana laws, then they should change the law.

Liberals are no strangers to confirmation bias after all

A study shows they would give up the chance to win money to avoid hearing ideas they disagree with. So much for the champions of enlightenment

Trump's Tax Cut Plan Will... Pay... For... Itself!

Back during Steve Mnuchin's confirmation hearings for Treasury Secretary, he said he was surprised that IRS staffing had gone down. This just reduces the number of audits they can perform, and therefore the amount of tax revenue they collect from high earners. Show More Summary

Political practices commissioner's confirmation fast-tracked

The Montana Legislature is fast-tracking a former Democratic lawmaker's confirmation as the state's new political practices commissioner. Jeff Mangan coasted through a brief confirmation hearing on Thursday, and he was … Click to Continue »

6 Protesters Were Arrested. Only The 2 Arab Muslims Face Misdemeanor Charges.

WASHINGTON ? In February, U.S. Capitol Police arrested six people for protesting during a confirmation hearing for the U.S. ambassador to Israel. But only two of the protesters, both Muslim men of Arab descent, face misdemeanor charges. Show More Summary

Anita Hill: No more excuses for sexual harassment

Hill, whose testimony in Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas gripped the nation, says we need a cultural reboot.        

Newly Confirmed Supreme Court Judge Neil Gorsuch Grills Lawyers About the ‘Text of the Statute’

Guest post by Joe Hoft In his first day hearing Supreme Court arguments newly confirmed judge Neil Gorsuch instantly and... The post Newly Confirmed Supreme Court Judge Neil Gorsuch Grills Lawyers About the ‘Text of the Statute’ appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Guns in America: Supreme Court to consider major gun case

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Guns in America: Supreme Court to Consider Gun Case The U.S. Supreme Court, including the newly confirmed conservative Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, will soon conference to hear arguments in a gun-rights case from California that has the potential to expand the Second Amendment. Related: Supreme...

Supreme Court gun rights case has the potential to expand the Second Amendment

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Supreme Court, including the newly confirmed conservative Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, will soon conference to hear arguments in a gun-rights case from California that has the potential to expand the Second Amendment. Related: Supreme Court denies hearing case challenging assault...

Non-Sequiturs: 04.13.17

There's been an arrest in the murder of Chicago judge Raymond Myles. [The Root] On the regulatory definition of milk. [LawSci] A deep dive into the way people talked about the Gorsuch confirmation hearings. [Empirical SCOTUS] The Fourth Circuit's liberalization. Show More Summary

Did Chuck Schumer Say Judicial Nominees with ‘Deeply Held Christian Beliefs’ Are Unfit to Serve?

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

The misquote appears to have originated with Schumer's comments during the confirmation hearing for one of George W. Bush's federal court appointments.

Paramount Drops JC Chanor’s ‘Triple Frontier;’ Channing Tatum, Tom Hardy Also Out

EXCLUSIVE: I have been hearing that things have been going sideways the past few days on Paramount's Triple Frontier, and now I’ve confirmed that Paramount has dropped out of the drama that JC Chandor was supposed to start production on next month. Show More Summary

Betsy DeVos Condemns San Bernardino Shooting

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

The secretary of education made a case for guns to be in schools while she was testifying during her Senate confirmation hearing.

This French startup is betting on native social video and is now eyeing expansion to the U.S.

In late January, at the height of the confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s cabinet secretaries, a video showing Bernie Sanders grilling education secretary Betsy DeVos, energy secretary Rick Perry, and EPA administrator Scott Pruitt took off on Facebook, accumulating more than 13 million views. These type of videos have become the norm on Facebook these...

The Conservative Pipeline to the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, which were held last month, in Washington, D.C., quickly fell into a pattern. Democratic senators unsuccessfully sought to pin down Gorsuch’s views on issues such as campaign finance, while Republicans made gentle inquiries that seemed designed to run out the clock. Show More Summary

Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation shattered political conventions. Here is why.

The confirmation of Justice Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court has left shattered political conventions in its wake: the refusal to hold hearings for Merrick Garland, the first partisan filibuster of a high court nominee, and the demise of the Senate filibuster for judges altogether. All this smashed political pottery shows not only how […]

Criminal Minds Season 13 Finally Confirmed With CBS Renewal

Criminal Minds fans have been waiting with bated breath to hear about the show's future. Thankfully, that time has come, and the future will be good.

There Will Never Be a “Mainstream” Supreme Court Justice

Late Friday morning, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was confirmed by a vote of 54–45. Gorsuch, who will take his seat in time to hear the final cases of the 2016 term, is the first justice to make his way to the court in the post–nuclear...Show More Summary

Pro-Gorsuch Ads Backfired

AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  U ndisclosed political money has been a key factor in the fight over Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme...Show More Summary

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