The implications of some of Barrett’s rulings are truly grave, and whether or not they slow down or derail her confirmation, they should get a full airing in the committee.
- September 21, 2020
Both of the last two Republican presidents—Bush and Trump-- have lost the popular vote, and yet each nominated two Supreme Court justices, who have been confirmed by the votes of senators who represent a minority of the American people. The confirmation of a fifth justice in this way will create a solid majority on the court, which can then unwind the legal framework that a majority of Americans still supports.
- May 19, 2016Potential Supreme Court slate doesn't shake up the establishment; it seems aimed at gaining support from the Republican powers that be and shoring up his conservative credentials.
- April 25, 2016So far in this election cycle, politicians have accepted checks that would have been above the legal limit just two years ago.
- February 25, 2016Ideology has never been as important to the Senate majority leader as power.
- April 29, 2015Right-wing justices have perverted our campaign-finance system. There's a mechanism to reclaim it: The Constitution.
- June 24, 2014A ruling issued on Monday reaffirmed the agency's authority to limit emissions that cause global warming.
- September 14, 2012Mitt Romney's choice of the rejected Supreme Court nominee as his Judicial Advisory Committee chairman raises eyebrows and concerns.
- September 14, 2012 | Moyers & CompanyKatrina vanden Heuvel and Jamie Raskin join Bill to discuss the uncontested power of the Supreme Court.