Published on January 4, 2017

What Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Picks Can Do For US

Top Senate Democrat warns President-elect Trump on Supreme Court pick

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-schumer-warns-trump-supreme-court-pick-20170104-story.htmlThe top Democrat in the Senate is warning President-elect Donald Trump about his eventual Supreme Court choice:

Name a “mainstream” nominee or Democrats will oppose the individual “with everything we have.”

“My worry is, with the hard right running …

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Trump’s Double-Barreled Supreme Court Nomination Strategy

http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2017-01-04/trumps-double-barreled-supreme-court-nomination-strategyAs inauguration day nears for President-elect Donald Trump, the Supreme Court arm of his transition team has reportedly trimmed the list of potential nominees to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia from nearly two dozen conservative jurists to just …

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Chuck Schumer Threatens to Stonewall Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/01/supreme-court-nominee-chuck-schumer-donald-trumpCount the Supreme Court’s still-vacant ninth seat among the many casualties of hyper-partisanship on Capitol Hill.

Thanks to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s refusal to hold confirmation hearings on Barack Obama’s nominee to replace Antonin …

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Timing of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee could be historic

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/2017/01/timing-of-trumps-supreme-court-nominee-will-be-historic/To find a similar scenario where a President from a party differing from his predecessor made a Supreme Court nomination right off the bat, we had to go back to 1853 and the new administration of Franklin Pierce.

Pierce nominated John Archibald …

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President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination of Merrick Garland Expires

http://www.wsj.com/articles/president-obamas-supreme-court-nomination-of-merrick-garland-expires-1483463952U.S. Circuit Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court expired at noon Tuesday, clearing the way for President-elect Donald Trump to fill a vacancy Senate Republicans held open for months with an appointee championed by …

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How Trump can reshape the federal courts

http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/02/politics/trump-federal-court-vacancies/“If President-elect Trump can put a different face on the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals he could substantially change the course of federal jurisprudence,” said Russell Wheeler of the Brookings Institution.

As things stand now, there are 103 …

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Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Could Become Donald Trump’s Top Supreme Court Lawyer

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kellyanne-husband-george-conway-trump-solicitor-general_us_5867ac2ae4b0d9a5945b9004If nominated and confirmed, Conway would defend the Trump administration’s positions before the nation’s high court and also decide what to do with top litigation priorities for the Obama administration in lower courts ― including pending disputes …

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Where the supreme court battle goes from here: ‘There will be a huge fight’

The death of Scalia left the supreme court split between four conservatives and four liberals; if Trump’s nominee is not confirmed before the end of March, it will be the longest vacancy in the modern era.

The replacement is expected to restore the …

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Peril and promise on Trump’s Supreme Court list

Following the most divisive election in recent memory, the question naturally arises: Is there anything that President-elect Donald Trump can do to help unite the country?

The answer is yes: He can nominate the right kind of judge to fill Justice …

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Trump Spokesman: No Timetable Yet For SCOTUS Nomination

“We’ve got a lot of focus on filling out four additional spots in the cabinet,” Spicer said, adding that there are a lot of “sub-thoughts” about Trump’s Supreme Court pick, according to a transcript of …

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CNN’s Trump Supreme Court nominee shortlist

http://www.wfmz.com/news/politics/cnns-trump-supreme-court-nominee-shortlist/235501349Judicial conservatives are buzzing about a new Supreme Court justice who could cement a conservative majority on the bench for decades.

President-elect Donald Trump has given a firm commitment to Republicans that he will stick to a list of 21 …

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Falwell: Trump Supreme Court picks helped him surpass Bush, Romney with white evangelicals

Anti-abortion demonstrators march past the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, during the annual March for Life.

Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators are gathering in Washington for an annual march to protest the Supreme Court’s …

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President-elect Donald Trump could soon make over 100 judicial appointments

This is particularly true when it comes to the Supreme Court, where Mr. Trump will nominate the successor to Justice Antonin Scalia, who died earlier this year. Mr. Obama’s choice for that position, Judge Merrick Garland, never saw his nomination …

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