Republicans Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Susan Collins (R-ME) have all said in the past that they would not vote to confirm a SCOTUS nominee in an election year.
Chuck Schumer said that the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of RBG should not be filled until there is a new president.
Advertisements Ruth Bader-Ginsburg has been a Supreme Court Justice for the last 27 years. She was initially placed on the bench by Bill Clinton in 1993. This death will likely allow Donald Trump to place one more Conservative Justice on the Supreme Court. Just weeks ago, Trump created a list of people that he may … Continue reading "Ruth Bader-Ginsburg Dead at 87"
Is Obamacare doomed without Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Not quite.
The Senate majority leader didn’t specify the timing of the vote — but confirmed that he supports it.
On Tucker Carlson Tonight, conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett was floated as a replacement for Ginsburg.
Here’s what key Republican senators have said, and how the timeline could play out.
Some even threatened to expand the nine-member high court if Democrats win control of the Senate and White House.
The case remains weak, but the odds of success -- and millions losing insurance -- just increased.
"The fate of our rights, our freedoms, our health care, our bodies, our lives, and our country depend on what happens over the coming months.”
The American public gives the third branch of government relatively high marks. That could change if Trump moves forward this close to the election.
Linda Greenhouse, Supreme Court reporter and analyst for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Ruth Bader Ginsburg changed the way U.S. law considers sex discrimination and the nature of equality that is now taken for granted, and how civil rights will likely backslide if Mitch McConnell gives Donald Trump another justice.
Celebrated for her collegiality as well as her scathing dissents, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a fierce advocate whose tireless efforts changed the nation’s views on gender and equality.
Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel for the NAACP Legal Fund, talks with Rachel Maddow about the pioneering legal work Ruth Bader Ginsburg did before she became a Supreme Court Justice, and what it meant to have a justice with a civil rights background on the court.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that a nominee from President Trump would get a vote in his chamber, while leading Democrats, including the party’s presidential nominee, Joe Biden, said a vote should not take place until the next president takes office.
The Senate leader, who blocked former president Barack Obama’s nominee for much of 2016, is pressing ahead within weeks of the Nov. 3 election.
Top Republicans signal push to vote on new justice nominated by Trump, while Biden and other Democrats say the decision should be delayed until after Inauguration Day.
What Lindsey Graham, Chuck Grassley and others said when a 2020 Supreme Court vacancy was just hypothetical.
Former President Bill Clinton called the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg "a magnificent judge and a wonderful person" following her death today at the age of 87.
Christopher Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, shared a few stories about Ruth Bader Ginsburg who shared a close friendship with his father.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden reacts to the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
In a sign that the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg touched Americans far and wide, tennis legend Billie Jean King and other athletes have shared their condolences online for the late Supreme Court justice.
Mitch McConnell says he does plan to vote on Trump's nominee.
Former President Obama called on the Senate not to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday, urging Republicans to live up to the standard they set in 2016 when they refused to give a hearing to his fina
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the Senate would vote to confirm a Trump nominee to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a statement released an hour after her death, but it's unclear whether he can convince a majority of his
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) praised the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, calling her death Friday “devastating.”
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday. She was 87 years old.The Supreme Court said in a statement that she died "surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, D.C., due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer."
Hillary Clinton has called on Senate Democrats to use every weapon in their arsenal to prevent Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from confirming a new Supreme Court justice before the next inauguration.
Joe Biden reacted to the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with sorrow and said a replacement should not be chosen until after the election.
With the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, debates about whether or not her vacancy should be filled before the next election have already begun.
U.S Attorney General William Barr mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away Friday aged 87 following a battle with cancer.
Former Vice President Joe Biden honored SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after her passing Friday night and urged the Senate not to hastily fill the vacancy.
President Donald Trump said that he was "sad to hear" of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87-years-old.
Mourners have gathered outside of the Supreme Court in the nation's capital Friday night following the news of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate would vote to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court
Blue check leftists on Twitter vowed violence in America if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell attempts to replace Ginsburg.
A liberal woman posted a video of herself have a hysterical meltdown over the death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday night. The woman is driving a car, swearing, screaming and shaking the steering wheel, ending in hysterical screeching. “Holy f***ing s***, you guys! I’m driving your car but I just got…
Former President Barack Obama issued a statement late Friday night on the passing of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The statement was posted to the online site Medium. In the statement, Obama demanded the Republican controlled Senate not vote on any replacement for Ginsburg until a new president is sworn following the November…
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday night at home surrounded by family. She was 87-years-old. Republicans control the US Senate and the White House and could nominate and confirm a justice by election day on November 3rd. Following word on her death hundreds of leftists rallied at the Supreme Court tonight remembering…
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday night at home surrounded by family. She was 87-years-old. Republicans control the US Senate and the White House and could nominate and confirm a justice by election day on November 3rd. Low IQ Maxine Waters lost it tonight. The California Representative ordered Democrats to block President Trump’s nominee.…
Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) said that if McConnell rams through Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Democrats will abolish the filibuster and expand the court.
"The voters should pick the president, and the president should pick the justice for the Senate to consider."
He clearly does not care about being called a hypocrite about the Supreme Court.
Rachel Maddow tells the history of how Mitch McConnell decided not to allow President Barack Obama to fulfill his constitutional duty to name a Supreme Court justice to the seat vacated by Antonin Scalia, setting up a caustic showdown over replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
She rose to the top of her class at Columbia Law School in the 1950s, helped battle gender discrimination as an ACLU lawyer and, in 1993, became the second woman on the high court.
Kalina Newman said she was having dinner with her boyfriend in Alexandria, Virginia, when she got the news that Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. She rushed to the Supreme Court when she heard.
President Trump has ordered flags across the country to be flown at half-staff to honor the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who
In the wake of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a crowd gathered to pay their respects at the steps of the Supreme Court.
Many Democratic leaders favored a Senate confirmation vote for President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland in 2016.
Chief Justice Roberts: "Future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her -- a tireless and resolute champion of justice."
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