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Tag Archives: U.S. Supreme Court Vacancies

President Biden to nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the U.S. Supreme Court

Excerpt: Jackson is currently a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and one of three Black women that Biden had been considering as finalists for the vacancy.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the U.S. Supreme Court at the end of current term

Excerpt: President Joe Biden has pledged to nominate a Black woman to succeed Breyer, and the White House has consistently reiterated that Biden intends to honor that campaign promise.
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Susan Collins was always for Brett Kavanaugh

Excerpt: Susan Collins' credibility is in tatters. And if Maine progressives get their way, she's finished as a United States Senator as of January 2021.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Maria Cantwell will join filibuster of Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Excerpt: Wash­ing­ton’s junior Unit­ed States Sen­a­tor Maria Cantwell announced today that she will be join­ing her seat­mate Pat­ty Mur­ray and many oth­er Demo­c­ra­t­ic Sen­a­tors in fil­i­bus­ter­ing Don­ald Trump’s Supreme Court nom­i­nee Neil Gor­such as well as vot­ing no on his nom­i­na­tion should the fil­i­buster be broken. “We need a U.S. Supreme Court jus­tice who will stand […]
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Senate Democrats must filibuster Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Excerpt: Neo­fas­cist Don­ald Trump tonight announced he is nom­i­nat­ing an arch­con­ser­v­a­tive judge to fill the vacan­cy left by Antonin Scali­a’s death near­ly a year ago, which should have been filled last year, but was­n’t due to the obstruc­tion­ism of Sen­ate Repub­li­cans. Trump’s pick, Neil Gor­such, would be an almost sure vote to “to lim­it gay rights, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Right wing U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at seventy-nine

Excerpt: Unit­ed States Supreme Court Jus­tice Antonin Scalia, the most senior jus­tice on the Roberts Court and a reli­able vote for the Court’s right wing bloc, has died, accord­ing to a state­ment released today by Chief Jus­tice John Roberts. “On behalf of the Court and retired Jus­tices, I am sad­dened to report that our col­league Jus­tice […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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