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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

last weekNews : Truthdig

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'?

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

Strickland Apologizes for Scalia Remarks

Former Ohio Gov. and Senate hopeful Ted Strickland (D) apologized for saying that Justice Antonin Scalia’s death “happened at a good time,” since it came just before the Supreme Court ruled on a case that could have been a blow to unions, [...]

Donald Trump: “I Will Pick Great Supreme Court Justices” Like Antonin Scalia

At a Republican rally last night in Pennsylvania, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said his potential Supreme Court justices are a huge reason pro-life and Republican voters should consider supporting him over Hillary Clinton. Trump renewed his call for U.S. Supreme Court Justices who will follow the Constitution rather than make laws from the bench. […]

Some Trump-style speculation on the GOP and Putin

PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump never met a conspiracy theory he didn’t like — until now. He has dabbled in, among other things, the notion that President Obama is a Muslim born in Kenya, that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was murdered and that Ted Cruz’s father was involved in the JFK assassination. But on one [...]Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 160: The clock runs down on dozens of nominations

It's Friday, July 22, and Day 160 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 123 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 159: Meet Inga Bernstein, another blockaded nominee

It's Tuesday, July 21, and Day 159 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 122 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 158: Merrick Garland holds the record for the longest wait

It's Wednesday, July 20 and Day 158 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 121 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 157: Even Heritage Foundation is blasting a do-nothing Senate

It's Tuesday, July 19 and Day 157 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 120 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Makes History For Waiting The Longest For Confirmation

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Merrick Garland is set to officially make Supreme Court history this week ? not for something he did, but for something others haven’t done. As of Tuesday, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia has...Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 156: First day of Zika recess

It's Monday, July 18 and Day 156 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 119 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 153: August comes really early this year

It's Friday, July 15, and Day 153 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 116 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 151: Nope, no confirmation votes today

It's Wednesday, July 13 and Day 151 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 114 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 150: More Republican lip service on public health

It's Tuesday, July 12 and Day 150 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down his Supreme Court blockade: No meetings, no hearings, no votes on his replacement. It's also Day 113 since President Obama named Merrick Garland to be Scalia's replacement. Show More Summary

Whiny, Sniveling Donald Trump Tells This Justice To Leave The Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices are people too. They sometimes have political opinions and they're not shy about sharing them. The late justice Antonin Scalia was an outspoken conservative and had opinions. He was not afraid to express them. Presidents deal with it all the time. Show More Summary

Please! Ruth Bader Ginsburg Speaks the Truth About a Trump Presidency and DC's Purists Are Upset

Does anyone remember Antonin Scalia's big mouth? Election lawyers in academia are wringing their hands over comments Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made to the New York Times about how she doesn’t want to consider what America—and...Show More Summary

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