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Tag Archives: U.S. Supreme Court Vacancies

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
Categories:Elections
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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 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Public Service
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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
Categories:Party Politics, Public Service
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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
Categories:Breaking News, Litigation, Party Politics
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