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Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 227: Shutdown averted, so let’s talk Supreme Court

It's Wednesday, September 28, and Day 227 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 196 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 225: A Supreme Court blockade the new normal?

It's Monday, September 26, and Day 225 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 194 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy. Show More Summary

In the Balance

History, as a rule, unfolds slowly at the Supreme Court. The Justices serve for decades. The cases take years. The Court’s languorous work schedule includes three months of downtime every summer. But the death of Antonin Scalia, earlier...Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 222: McConnell still holding Flint hostage

It's Friday, September 23, and Day 222 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 191 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 221: Stupid and venal reign, just 8 days left to fund the government

It's Thursday, September 22, and Day 221 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 190 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy.  What's the Senate doing today? Being as obnoxious as possible. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 219: Republicans decide to take a hostage or two

It's Tuesday, September 20, and Day 219 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 188 since Merrick Garland was nominated...Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 215: The Senate isn't in, so here's Harry Reid unloading on Trump

It's Friday, September 16, and Day 215 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 184 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy.  The Senate isn't doing anything today. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 214: The Senate set to make another dubious record

It's Thursday, September 15, and Day 214 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 183 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy.  It's good news for Flint, Michigan, finally. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 211: Water, avoiding a government shutdown take precedence

It's Monday, September 12, and Day 211 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 180 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy.  In actual floor action today, don't expect too much. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 208: McConnell plots early exit, which screws Paul Ryan

It's Friday, September 8, and Day 208 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 177 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy.  The Senate is not in today. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 205: Commencing 'Operation Sabotage President Clinton'

It's Tuesday, September 6, and Day 205 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 174 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 201: Harry Reid sets the field for next week's return

It's Friday, September 2, and Day 201 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 170 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 199: The real incentive for the Republican Supreme Court blockade

It's Wednesday, August 31, and Day 199 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 168 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 194: How McConnell is making sure President Obama can't do his job

It's Friday, August 26, and Day 194 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 163 since Merrick Garland was nominated by...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Earthquake in Italy, earth and that climate change hoax

Today’s comic by Matt Bors is The cannibal frat boy: For the record, it's been 193 days since Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died, and 156 since President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to replace Scalia. And still the Republican-led...Show More Summary

6 Months After His Death, Scalia's Chambers Are Still Humming

Last Saturday marked the sixth month anniversary of Justice Antonin Scalia's death. That's six months since he died in his sleep on a Texas hunting retreat, six months since his body was laid out in the Supreme Court's Great Hall, six months since his law clerks were transferred to......

The Right-Wing Legacy Of Justice Lewis Powell And What It Means For The Supreme Court Today

[This column was originally published by Truthdig.com] Chances are if you were asked to name the most influential conservative Supreme Court justice of the last 60 years, you'd nominate the late Antonin Scalia. And you'd have any number...Show More Summary

The Right-Wing Legacy of Justice Lewis Powell and What It Means for the Supreme Court Today

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The late Justice Antonin Scalia may loom large in recent SCOTUS history, but another conservative member of the top court was hugely influential in his own right.

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 179: Where's Mitch McConnell on Trump's 'Second Amendment people'?

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It's Wednesday, August 10, and Day 179 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 142 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy. Show More Summary

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