Biden’s High Court Pledge Shows Growing Power of Black Women
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Biden's High Court Pledge Shows Growing Power of Black Women

As he struggled to survive the 2020 Democratic primary, Joe Biden made a striking pledge before voting began in heavily African American, must-win South Carolina: His first Supreme Court appointment would be a Black woman. On Thursday, with his poll... Read More

Breyer’s Supreme Court Departure Gets Mixed Reaction on Capitol Hill
2022-01-27 21:28:28
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Stephen G. Breyer officially announced his retirement from the court Thursday. After his colleagues told media outlets on Wednesday the announcement was coming, Democrats generally praised Breyer for his liberal stances protecting... Read More

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Biden Celebrates Breyer, Affirms Vow to Name Black Woman to Supreme Court
2022-01-27 19:34:43
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday affirmed his campaign pledge to nominate the first Black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that while he does not yet know who his eventual nominee will be, such a choice was... Read More

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Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire From Supreme Court
2022-01-26 17:47:41
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Justice Stephen Breyer, a pragmatic liberal who has served on the Supreme Court for nearly 28 years, is expected to inform the White House today that he plans to step down at the end of this term. Pete... Read More

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Justices Side With Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle
2021-04-05 20:52:07
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Google in a long running copyright dispute over the software used in Android, the mobile operating system. The court decision was 6-2, as Justice Amy Coney Barrett had not yet been... Read More

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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

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