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What Lindsey Graham got wrong — and right — during his Guantanamo Bay rant

MSNBC Chief Legal Analyst Ari Melber breaks down Sen. Lindsey Graham's heated questioning over Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's work as a public defender of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. 

Opinion | The GOP's ridiculous strategy to discredit Biden's Supreme Court nominee

Senate Republicans are doing their best to cast Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in the worst light possible.

Analysis | Five takeaways from Day 2 of Judge Jackson’s confirmation hearing

Right away, she and Democrats defended against Republican attacks, like that she's weak on child sex predators.

Ketanji Brown Jackson passionately defends her sentencing of sex offenders

The Supreme Court nominee, in highly personal terms, rejects the suggestion by some Republicans that she let sex offenders off the hook.

Analysis | What the Ketanji Brown Jackson ‘war criminal’ thing is really about

The effort furthers a growing GOP effort to call into question judges' representation of notorious clients — even as public defenders.

Analysis: Republicans greet a historic Supreme Court nomination with a political circus

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson could make history as the first Black female Supreme Court justice but some Senate Republicans with their eyes on higher political office are making her confirmation hearing all about them.

Supreme Court nominee faces intense questioning

President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, defended her judicial record Tuesday as she faced intense questioning from Republican senators during the second day of her historic confirmation hearings.

Jackson is handing conservatives one key victory | CNN

CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin writes that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court confirmation hearing demonstrates how conservatives are winning the ideological war over the Constitution.

Jackson vocally rebuts GOP criticism of her sex offense sentencing record

Senators questioned the Supreme Court pick after the GOP trotted out a favored Democratic strategy: slamming unelected advocacy groups for pushing a nominee.

Blackburn to Jackson: Can you define ‘the word woman’?

The Tennessee Republican’s line of questioning hit on nearly every political hot-button issue.

Booker brings out emotion during Jackson hearing

Jackson talked about the work it takes to become a judge, and the work it takes to be a mother at the same time.

Durbin, defending Jackson, says Congress has failed to do its job on sentencing guidelines

“I hope we all agree that we want to do everything in our power, reasonably within our power, to lessen the incidence of pornography and exploitation of children,” Durbin said.

Jeffrey Toobin Suggests ‘Kiddie Porn’ Guidelines Are Outdated In Internet Age

CNN's Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin said Tuesday that sentences for child pornography offenders may be too harsh in the age of Internet.

‘Is He The Victim?’ Sen. Josh Hawley Presses Judge Jackson For ‘Apologizing’ To Child Porn Offender

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley pressed nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on allegedly "apologizing" to a child pornography offender at the hearing.

Ketanji Brown Jackson Refuses to Oppose Court-Packing

Ketanji Brown Jackson during her nomination hearing on Tuesday refused to join with Ginsburg and Breyer in opposing court-packing.

Sheldon Whitehouse: Leftist Dark Money ‘Rooting for’ Jackson Is Different than GOP Dark Money

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) spoke on Tuesday about “right-wing dark money” groups influencing Supreme Court nominations.

Hawley Grills Ketanji Jackson o Alleged Leniency on Child Porn

Sen. Josh Hawley grilled Supreme Court Justice nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson Tuesday about her alleged leniency toward child pornographers.

The GOP’s attacks on Ketanji Brown Jackson are nasty even by Republican standards

Republicans turned the hearing into a blizzard of misleading attacks, many of which seem designed to appeal to QAnon supporters.

Impotent GOP attacks on Jackson are proving how 'supreme' she is

Her experience and accolades are making it hard for Republicans to find a line of attack that sticks. Their questions prove it.

Ketanji Brown Jackson declares herself a modest jurist, defends record against Republican criticism

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Tuesday portrayed herself as a modest “stay in my lane” jurist during a marathon day of questioning in her Supreme Court confirmation hearing, at times appearing exasperated that Republican senators repeatedly questioned slices of her legal and judicial career concerning Guantánamo Bay detainees and sentencing child pornography defendants.

Takeaways from the marathon Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation hearing

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's first full day of questioning featured explanations of her approach as a judge, discussions of abstract legal concepts that can be pivotal in controversial Supreme Court cases, and her defense of a sentencing record that Republicans have claimed wasn't adequately harsh on certain crimes.

5 takeaways from Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court hearing

GOP senators launch salvos on "critical race theory," criminal sentencing and representing Guantanamo inmates.

Five takeaways as Jackson takes tough questions from GOP

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson tangled with GOP senators for roughly 13 hours on Tuesday on the first day of questioning in her confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court.

Judge Jackson Says She Can’t Define ‘Woman’ When Pressed By Sen. Blackburn

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson told Republican Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn that she could not define the word "woman" at her hearing.

Ketanji Jackson Won't Say if U.S. Should Strengthen Child Porn Sentences

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson would not say whether she believed the U.S. should strengthen sentences for child pornographers.

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