The Looming Supreme Court Confirmation Battle, Explained
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The Looming Supreme Court Confirmation Battle, Explained
2020-10-05 13:51:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - "What you're about to witness will be a kind of a Kabuki theatre," Ron Bonjean said the other day. The communications Sherpa during Justice Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, he was reflecting on that experience... Read More

Thousands Gather to Remember Ginsburg as Justice and American Icon
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Thousands Gather to Remember Ginsburg as Justice and American Icon
2020-09-23 20:35:42
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The crowd began gathering early behind the aluminum railing that ran up and down East Capitol Street Wednesday morning. Some said they'd journeyed to the neighborhood the night before to scope out their logistics for the day ahead.... Read More

Supreme Court Expected to Forge Ahead With Eight Justices After Ginsburg’s Death
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Supreme Court Expected to Forge Ahead With Eight Justices After Ginsburg’s Death

WASHINGTON — A shorthanded Supreme Court can move forward as usual with the slate of oral arguments already set for the first few months of its new term that starts in October, but having only eight members changes how they... Read More

What GOP Senators Said About Election-Year Supreme Court Picks in 2016 and Now
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What GOP Senators Said About Election-Year Supreme Court Picks in 2016 and Now

Within hours of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death Friday evening, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that President Donald Trump’s nominee would get a vote. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer put out a statement as well. “The American people... Read More

GOP Appears to Have the Votes to Act as Trump Weighs Supreme Court Pick
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GOP Appears to Have the Votes to Act as Trump Weighs Supreme Court Pick

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday he is likely to name a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday, as Senate Republicans continued to discuss whether to push for a vote before the election, despite furious... Read More

McConnell, Schumer, Trade Barbs Over GOP Plans to Rush Ginsburg’s Replacement
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McConnell, Schumer, Trade Barbs Over GOP Plans to Rush Ginsburg’s Replacement
2020-09-22 13:58:45
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is refusing to back down from what is sure to be an intense fight over who will fill the Supreme Court seat now vacant after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.... Read More

Justice Ginsburg to Lie in Repose at Supreme Court, Wednesday and Thursday
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Justice Ginsburg to Lie in Repose at Supreme Court, Wednesday and Thursday
2020-09-21 23:21:32
by Dan McCue

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's casket will arrive in front of the court just before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning and a private ceremony will take place inside the Great Hall of the court shortly thereafter. Following the private ceremony inside, Justice... Read More

What They Are Saying About Justice Ginsburg and the Future of the Court
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What They Are Saying About Justice Ginsburg and the Future of the Court
2020-09-19 21:59:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, has injected new uncertainty into the presidential election and set the stage for a bruising political battle in the nation's capital. Even as... Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Receive This Year’s Liberty Medal
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Receive This Year’s Liberty Medal

PHILADELPHIA — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court, has been selected this year’s recipient of the Liberty Medal, the National Constitution Center announced Wednesday. According to Jeffrey Rosen, head of the NCC, Ginsburg will be the subject... Read More

Justice Ginsburg Says Cancer Has Returned, But She Won't Retire
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Justice Ginsburg Says Cancer Has Returned, But She Won't Retire
2020-07-17 17:24:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is receiving chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer, but has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court. The 87-year-old Ginsburg, who spent time in the hospital this week for a... Read More

Justice Ginsburg Has Left Hospital, Is Doing Well at Home, Court Says
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Justice Ginsburg Has Left Hospital, Is Doing Well at Home, Court Says

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from a Baltimore hospital and is back at home, a day after being admitted with a possible infection, the U.S. Supreme Court said. The hospital stay was the latest health scare for an 87-year-old... Read More

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital, Court Says
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital, Court Says

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from a Baltimore hospital Sunday and is “home and doing well,” the court said in a statement. The 86-year-old was hospitalized Friday night with chills and a fever, and her... Read More

Ginsburg Slams Partisan Gerrymandering Before Record Book Fest Audience
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Ginsburg Slams Partisan Gerrymandering Before Record Book Fest Audience
2019-09-03 15:48:43
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday told a record crowd that had turned out to see her at the National Book Festival that "something needs to be done about partisan gerrymandering." Ginsburg was responding to... Read More

Ginsburg Seeks to Dispel Concerns After Latest Bout With Cancer: 'I Am Alive'
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Ginsburg Seeks to Dispel Concerns After Latest Bout With Cancer: 'I Am Alive'
2019-09-03 15:43:10
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday sought to dispel concerns over her health after a recent bout with cancer, telling a crowd of 4,000 at the National Book Festival that she's looking forward to the upcoming Supreme Court... Read More

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