This version of our government is not popular. Republican senators who will vote for Barrett represent 14.3 million fewer Americans than the Democratic senators who oppose her confirmation. Schumer today warned his Republican colleagues: “The majority has trampled over norms, rules, standards, honor, values, any of them that could possibly stand in its monomaniacal pursuit to put someone on the court who will take away the rights of so many Americans.”
- March 15, 2013Michael Winship talks with the economist about lessons on government transparency that America learned, then forgot, in the years since Watergate.
- September 14, 2012Mitt Romney's choice of the rejected Supreme Court nominee as his Judicial Advisory Committee chairman raises eyebrows and concerns.
- September 13, 2012Bill Moyers and Bernard Weisberger document the Supreme Court's history of supreme power to the present day.