Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first black woman to serve on the federal appellate court in ten years, and now she is the leading contender to be President Biden's SCOTUS nominee.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said that President Biden's Supreme Court nominee will get a prompt hearing in the Senate, which is possible because Mitch McConnell changed the filibuster.
President Biden will get a chance to nominate his first Supreme Court Justice as Justice Stephen Breyer to retire.
What’s next in the Senate, now that Justice Stephen Breyer is stepping down.
Biden promised to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court. Now he has his chance.
Judges Ketanji Brown Jackson, Leondra Kruger and Michelle Childs have been floated as potential replacements for retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.
Republicans are congealing in opposition to democracy. Democrats are consolidating in support of it.
Judge Breyer, who is 55 years old, has a reputation as a consensus builder and a pragmatist whose court rarely produces a dissenting opinion. He already has bipartisan support in the Senate, where ...
Judge Jackson, 51, already successfully went through the Senate confirmation process last year.
President Biden has promised to nominate a Black woman for his first pick. Republicans won’t be able to use the filibuster, but his pick isn’t guaranteed an easy confirmation.
Three prominent Black female judges top the list of potential replacements for Justice Breyer.
Manchin and Sinema have had no problem this year bucking their party on big votes.
CNN's Joan Biskupic explains why Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has decided to announce his retirement well before the court's current term is over.
President Joe Biden and Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer are scheduled to appear together at the White House on Thursday as the 83-year-old justice is set to announce his retirement, a source familiar with the plan tells CNN.
After a series of recent stinging legislative defeats, Senate Democrats may soon be able to deliver a win for their party.
Two sources close to the Congressional Black Caucus said that Jackson is viewed as a favorite. | Kevin Lamarque/Pool via AP Ketanji Brown Jackson Ketanji Brown Jackson, 51, has been widely consider...
Breyer’s move comes after more than a year of pressure from liberal legal activists who urged the appointee of President Bill Clinton to step aside to give Biden a chance to name a jurist who could...
If Biden expects to have a justice confirmed before the midterms, his choice needs to be as close to the ideological center as possible.
Justice Stephen Breyer on Wednesday reportedly became upset after plans of his supposed retirement leaked to the establishment media.
March For Our Lives is calling on President Biden to pick a Supreme Court nominee who supports the right of innocent Americans not to be shot.
Breyer's decision to step down benefits Democrats and his own legacy.
The decision gives President Biden a window to fulfill a campaign pledge to nominate a Black woman to the court.
Democrats said a new Supreme Court fight will help them as Republicans sought to preemptively cast Biden's unannounced nominee as radical.
In what will be one of the most monumental endeavors of Joe Biden's presidency, the retirement of Stephen Breyer sets the stage for an immensely important decision by the President.
One source familiar with the matter said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer wants to move the nominee along a similar timeline that Republicans used to confirm Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett ...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was ushered into retirement by "left-wing dark money groups," according to Carrie Severino.
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