He reveres custom and recognizes the courts’ essential role in shaping a policy agenda. Those dual instincts have perhaps never been in greater conflict as they are in this Supreme Court fight.
John Durham’s team has sought information about the F.B.I.’s handling of the Clinton Foundation investigation, raising questions about the scope of the prosecutor’s review.
An expert retail politician has become perhaps the most conspicuous practitioner of social distancing in America.
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Judicial nominees should be honest about their stance on abortion.
The Supreme Court was never meant to be the only arbiter of the meaning of the Constitution.
There is a lot for us to learn, not just from their friendship, but from their intellectual combat.
The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has only raised the stakes.
Mr. Biden has spent months assailing President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus. With a bitter Supreme Court confirmation battle looming, he will seek to link the vacancy to the pandemic and the future of health care.
The fight over the confirmation of Judge Garland in 2016 set the tone for an even more brutal battle over who should succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The president is likely to nominate a successor this coming week to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday, but Senate Republicans are weighing whether they have the votes to confirm his choice before the Nov. 3 election.
Justice Ginsburg’s death on Friday night plunged Washington into what is certain to be a fierce clash as liberals seek to stop President Trump and the Republican-led Senate from confirming a replacement before Inauguration Day.