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Ted Cruz delivered a whopper with the claim that Republicans never rigged the courts when they controlled the White House and the Senate. (Correction: An earlier version said that Ted Cruz lied about court packing, but the dishonesty lies in the claim that Republicans never "rigged the game." Republicans blocked Obama nominees from Senate confirmation in his final years in office, and displayed a blatant double standard in blocking Merrick Garland's Supreme Court nomination in 2016 but quickly confirming Amy Coney Barrett in 2020.)
President Joe Biden has nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, she would become the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.
Six months into his presidency, Biden is already responsible for three of the 11 Black women ever confirmed as federal appeals court judges.
Judge Robin Ransom made history in being selected to serve on the state’s highest court.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) delivered a whopper with the claim that Republicans never rigged the courts when they controlled the White House and the Senate. (Correction: An earlier version said that Ted Cruz lied about court packing, but the dishonesty lies in the claim that Republicans never "rigged the game." Republicans blocked Obama nominees from Senate confirmation in his final years in office, and displayed a blatant double standard in blocking Merrick Garland's Supreme Court nomination in 2016 but quickly confirming Amy Coney Barrett in 2020.)
With President Joe Biden now in power, at least seven federal judges are retiring, allowing him to name their replacements.
The Republican-controlled Senate has confirmed a judge to the appellate court even though Lawrence Vandyke has been described as “lazy” and “arrogant.”
Here's how millions of Americans could lose their healthcare.
With a newly strengthened Senate majority, Mitch McConnell can plow ahead with reshaping the nation's courts.
Republican-nominated judges give harsher sentences to black defendants, says a new study. Trump's court picks already have worrisome records.