Planned Parenthood sounded the alarm Friday night after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, noting that abortion rights could be decided on the high court based on her replacement. Reproductive rights, voting rights, protections...read more
If Mark Kelly, the Democratic nominee for Senate in Arizona, unseats Senator Martha McSally, a Republican who was appointed to her seat and began serving last year, he could be sworn in as early as Nov. 30 — possibly in time to vote on a new...read more
The question of whether President Donald Trump will get to fill the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat this year — either before the election or even after it, if he should lose — is entirely up to Senate Republicans. There are...read more
Former President Obama has called on the Senate not to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg until next year. Obama urged Republicans to live up to the standard they set in 2016 by refusing to give a hearing to...read more
McConnell Set To Ramrod Trump’s Supreme Court Pick – Once Argued Nomination Shouldn’t Happen In Election Year
Mitch McConnell is not a man history will remember as particularly honorable. The debate over his role as Majority Leader in the Senate will studied and compared against others, but his lack-of-character will never be in doubt. Not two hours after...read more
President Trump is expected to ignore the dying wish of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and nominate her replacement in the coming days in a rush to hurry through a conservative judge before the election. Ginsburg had hoped that...read more
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died today. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas. The court, in...read more
The head of the Federal Election Commission chastised Catholic bishops during a pair of interviews this week, accusing church hierarchy of “hiding behind” their nonprofit status and declaring that this year’s U.S. election amounts to a “spiritual...read more
On his podcast today, host Joe Rogan pushed the baseless conspiracy theory that “left-wing people” are “lighting forest fires” on the West Coast. During the month of September, record wildfires made worse by climate change have raged across...read more
A 911 call made by Jerry Falwell Jr.'s wife just days after his resignation from Liberty University revealed that he was losing 'a lot of blood' after allegedly injuring himself on a trash can in a fall while drunk. In the call record of the...read more
Election Updates: Biden and Trump React to Ginsburg’s Death
Joe Biden said “the voters should pick the president, and the president should pick the justice.” President Trump reacted with surprise as he […]
Mourners Fill Supreme Court’s Plaza to Honor Ginsburg
At a spontaneous vigil in Washington, fans of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her life and career, detached from the political moment.
Who Will Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg? McConnell Vows Vote
Democrats warn Republicans to follow the precedent they set in 2016, when they refused to consider President Barack Obama’s choice for the court on […]
Can Mitch McConnell Be Stopped?
If Republicans give Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat to some Federalist Society fanatic, Democrats should pack the court.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy
In the rearview mirror, the victories of a trailblazing feminist. On the road ahead, the threat of an entrenched and powerful minority.
Miami Herald editor blames ‘internal failures’ after publishing an...
Editors apologized and promised never to run the insert again.
Live updates: CDC reverses controversial guidance, saying tests are for anyone...
The share of Americans who would be willing to get a coronavirus vaccine if it were available today has dropped significantly from a few months ago, […]
Dwindling ranks and declining public trust plague police agencies amid summer...
Police departments have reported a spate of retirements and say recruitment is increasingly difficult.
A Massachusetts teenager tested positive for the coronavirus. His parents sent...
Almost 30 students were sent home to quarantine for two weeks after a student went to class days after a positive test for the novel coronavirus.
This New York executive was laid off. Now he mows lawns for seniors for free.
People try to tip him for his work. “That would take away the fun of doing it for free,” said Brian Schwartz.
China launches counter-mechanism to US sanctions list
China said Saturday it had launched a mechanism enabling it to restrict foreign entities, a much-anticipated move seen as retaliation to US penalties […]
Taiwan scrambles fighters as Chinese jets again fly near island
Taiwan's air force scrambled jets for a second consecutive day on Saturday as multiple Chinese aircraft approached the island and crossed the […]
As Trump courts Black voters, critics see a 'depression strategy'
While the president’s team touts its efforts to court a community that Republicans have long ignored, critics describe them as part of a cynical […]
Pentagon sending troops to Syria after clashes between U.S., Russian military
The troops are meant to discourage Russians from crossing into the eastern area where U.S., coalition, and Syrian Democratic Forces operate, say […]
Fears of a brain drain in Belarus as IT workers prepare to flee brutal crackdown
On the night of the Belarusian presidential elections, Andrey Fedorovich, a 27-year-old web developer with an enviable job and a big flat in Minsk, […]
Supreme Court vacancy scrambles 2020 Senate map
A looming confirmation fight to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could put Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Cory Gardner of […]
Washington remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg
An outpouring of tributes from Washington's political luminaries.
What's next in the Senate's colossal Supreme Court fight
Mitch McConnell will try to move quickly to confirm a nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but it won't be easy.
‘This means everything’: Trump finds new rallying cry with Ginsburg seat
Just over six weeks from Election Day, the president’s team is mobilizing to quickly announce a nominee to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth […]
Was the TikTok face-off 'security theater'?
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