by Josh Israel Mar 16, 2016
Republican Senators Thad Cochran, Dan Coats, Susan Collins, Orrin Hatch, Jim Inhofe , John McCain, and Pat Roberts voted to confirm Garland back in 1997.
by Ian Millhiser Mar 1, 2016
Let's dispel with this fiction that judges are just like umpires.
by Josh Israel Feb 19, 2016
He and Chuck Grassley try to spin an Obama nomination to the Supreme Court as a scheme by Democrats to "rob voters of chance to replace Scalia"
by Josh Israel Feb 16, 2016
"There’s a strong likelihood that at least one of them will leave the bench, which means that Obama, if reelected, will likely be able to replace one of them with a liberal."
by Judd Legum Feb 16, 2016
Moments after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia was reported, Republicans in the Senate coalesced around a single message: the next president, not Barack Obama, should nominate Scalia's successor.
by Natasha Geiling Feb 15, 2016
In 2008, Grassley railed against the "unjustified slowness" of the confirmation process.
by Zack Ford Aug 1, 2015
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) apparently worries the song "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy" might be taken seriously after the marriage equality decision.
by Ian Millhiser Feb 2, 2015
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) may have done more than any other member of Congress to obstruct passage of the Affordable Care Act, and even he said that King v. Burwell is absurd.
by Josh Israel Jul 10, 2014
Several of those who object to any limits on political speech have themselves been long-time supporters of a constitutional amendment to do just that.
by Ian Millhiser Jun 26, 2014
There is no such thing as a legitimate voter ID law.