SOURCE: New York Magazine
Republicans have painted Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch as a man whose character and legal scholarship are unimpeachable, but on Tuesday night he became the latest Trump pick to be accused of plagiarism.
SOURCE: USA Today
The change is called the "nuclear option" because it blows up both long-standing rules and bipartisanship in a chamber that has traditionally valued both.
Princeton's Kevin Kruse takes to Twitter to prove that the Senate has indeed filibustered SCOTUS nominees
by Kevin M. Kruse
In a series of tweets he lays out the history, which goes back to the nomination of Abe Fortas as Chief Justice.
by Jonathan Gienapp
That’s what this historian thinks.
by Akhil Reed Amar
He's an originalist. So are (surprise!) a lot of liberals.
by Linda Greenhouse
The problem is what’s considered mainstream keeps changing.
SOURCE: The Nation
by Greg Grandin
A joke? Who was it that said the use of jokes “points the way to their future uses”? It’s Götterdämmerung time.
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