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March For Our Lives Calls On Biden To Pick A SCOTUS Nominee Who Supports Our Right Not To Be Shot

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.

Meet Ketanji Brown Jackson The Leading Contender To Be Biden’s SCOTUS Nominee

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.

Thanks To Mitch McConnell, Republicans Can’t Stop 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.

Democrats have precedent for a speedy Supreme Court confirmation

What’s next in the Senate, now that Justice Stephen Breyer is stepping down.

Stephen Breyer’s retirement puts the spotlight on Joe Manchin — again

The West Virginia senator has become even more important.

Who is on Biden’s shortlist to replace retiring Justice Breyer?

Biden promised to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court. Now he has his chance.

A List Of People Whom Joe Biden Almost Certainly Won’t Name To The Supreme Court

Sorry, Hillary. Sorry, Liz Cheney. Sorry, imitation Sorkin pundits.

Opinion | Arizona Democrats shaming Kyrsten Sinema is a very good thing

Republicans are congealing in opposition to democracy. Democrats are consolidating in support of it.

Biden Expected to Nominate a Black Woman to the Supreme Court

The president’s promise highlights a group that has struggled to become part of the very small pool of elite judges in the nation’s higher federal courts.

Senate Democrats Plan to Move Quickly on Successor to Justice Breyer

Given their tenuous majority, Democrats intend to act fast, anticipating roadblocks from Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans.

Stephen Breyer to Retire, Setting Up Battle for Supreme Court Seat

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.

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from Supreme Court

Breyer, the court’s oldest justice, has been under unprecedented pressure to retire while Democrats have narrow control of the Senate.

Analysis | Would Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema vote for Biden’s pick for Supreme Court justice?

Manchin and Sinema have had no problem this year bucking their party on big votes.

Inside Biden's calculated response to Breyer's retirement

President Joe Biden received a much-needed political opening on Wednesday. But neither he, nor anyone close to him, appeared ready to celebrate it.

Opinion: Biden can't let Sinema and Manchin short-circuit his Supreme Court nomination

With the midterms approaching, Senate Republicans are likely to oppose the nomination -- whoever it is -- and use it to rally the base. Biden should be able to ignore all of that -- if he has the support of Manchin and Sinema, writes Julian Zelizer.

Biden Supreme Court list: Potential nominees for the nation's highest court - POLITICO

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...

Supreme Court confirmation fight to make history in 50-50 Senate - POLITICO

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 ...

Breyer retirement hands Biden open Supreme Court seat - POLITICO

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...

Clyburn predicts Supreme Court contender J. Michelle Childs would get GOP votes

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) predicted Wednesday that potential Supreme Court nominee J.

Democrats Should Ignore Manchin and Sinema | RealClearPolitics

Democrats Should Ignore Manchin and Sinema | RealClearPolitics

Geraldo Rivera Says Kamala Harris Could Be ‘Terrific’ Supreme Court Justice On Fox’s ‘The Five’

Geraldo Rivera said that Vice President Kamala Harris would be "terrific" on the Supreme Court on Fox News' "The Five" Wednesday.

MSNBC's Reid: 'Scandalous' Kavanaugh, Thomas Get to Decide if 'Women Have Control over Our Bodies'

MSNBC anchor Joy Reid said, Wednesday on her show "The ReidOut" that it was "scandalous" that Supreme Court Associate Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas were on the Supreme Court deciding abortion cases. | Clips