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Mitch McConnell Shows How Very Low He Is Willing To Go

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked where his moral red lines are, and he made it clear that he has none.

President Biden Gets Fired Up While Watching The Confirmation Vote With Ketanji Brown Jackson

The White House has released video of President Biden watching the confirmation vote with Ketanji Brown Jackson, and you can see Biden getting fired up.

Trump Is Refusing To Turn Over Financial Docs So NY AG Moves To Hold Him In Contempt

New York Attorney General Letitia James has moved to hold Donald Trump in contempt and fine him $10,000 a day for refusing to turn over documents.

History Is Made As Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Confirmed To The Supreme Court

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson because the first African-American woman to be confirmed to the Supreme Court.

The US’s first Black woman senator on what Ketanji Brown Jackson brings to the Supreme Court

Former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun describes the historic significance of this moment.

The paradox of Ketanji Brown Jackson

The Supreme Court is more diverse than it has ever been, and more hostile to political equality than any Court since the 1950s.

Republicans tried to define 'woman' and... yikes

Their odd attempts at defining the word explain why Ketanji Brown Jackson refused to do so during her confirmation hearings.

Opinion | Marjorie Taylor Greene's latest anti-Dems propaganda is particularly surreal

Republican smear tactics, like Marjorie Taylor Greene calling Democrats pedophiles, create a pretext for the right to resort to political violence.

A Transformative Justice Whose Impact May Be Limited

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will help make the Supreme Court look like the nation but will have little power to halt its rightward trajectory.

Confirmed but on the sidelines: Judge Jackson is now a justice in waiting.

Her status is the consequence of Justice Stephen G. Breyer’s early and conditional announcement of his retirement.

Post Politics Now: Biden gets history-making nominee Jackson on the Supreme Court

The Senate narrowly confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court with a 53-to-47 vote.

Senate confirms Jackson as first Black woman on Supreme Court

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson won support from all Democrats and a handful of Republicans in her Senate confirmation vote Thursday. She will be sworn in when Justice Stephen G. Breyer retires this summer.

Analysis | McConnell’s revealing squirm session on why he’d still back Trump

McConnell said he had moral red lines. Asked about his statement that he would support Trump in 2024, he struggled mightily to explain where they are.

Analysis | Where senators stand on confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

A visual page to track where Republican and Democratic senators stand on the Supreme Court confirmation vote for Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Meet the 40 most influential people on race and politics — Recast Power List

Introducing the 40 power players of 2021. These strategists, politicians, activists and influencers are changing the game on race and politics.

Why we're spotlighting who's shaking up race and politics

The nation is in the midst of massive, revolutionary cultural change. In 2021, these 40 people and organizations put their stamp on the intersection of identity, politics and policy.

From judge to justice in 6 weeks: How Schumer got Jackson confirmed

Jackson’s confirmation came at a good time for Biden and the Senate majority leader, as Democrats face major political headwinds across the board.

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed as first Black woman on Supreme Court

The Thursday vote marks a historic moment for the high court and a massive victory for President Joe Biden.

Biden's budget promises the moon but shoots for the middle

Many of the more progressive items have little chance of getting passed.

Congressional Republicans criticize small defense increase in Biden's budget blueprint

Democratic leadership praised the plan, but progressives say it does not spend enough.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Reports Jimmy Kimmel "Joke" to Capitol Police After He "Jokes" about Assaulting the Female Republican Representative

On Tuesday Jimmy Kimmel “joked” with his audience that someone should smack Marjorie Taylor Greene in the face, Will Smith style, for not supporting Ketanji Brown Jackson. Democrats thought this was funny. This should not be a surprise, Kimmel has a long history of misogynistic behavior. ABC Cancels Roseanne for Tweet But Jimmy Kimmel Runs…

Mitch McConnell On Why He Would Back Trump In 2024: Party Comes First

Mitch McConnell explained why he would support Donald Trump in 2024 despite calling him "morally responsible" for the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Jackson Confirmed as First Black Woman to Sit on Supreme Court

The vote was a bipartisan rejection of Republican attempts to paint her as a liberal extremist who had coddled criminals.

What Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson means for the country

Legal scholars believe she can have a significant impact, even in the minority.

Fending off a superpower in the 21st century

Lessons from Ukraine for the defense of Taiwan.

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