By Andrew E. Busch for RealClearPolitics Wednesday’s announcement by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer that he would be retiring at the end of the court’s current session has raised the obvious question of how contentious the battle over his replacement will be. One thing is almost certain to be true: No matter who is nominated …

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The book explored the nature of the court’s legitimacy and said it was undermined by labeling justices as conservative or liberal. Drawing a distinction between law and politics, Justice Breyer wrote that not all splits on the court were predictable and that those that were could generally be explained by differences in judicial philosophy or …

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On Monday, a progressive candidate and former ally of far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) ripped the Congresswoman for abandoning her values. Paula Jean Swearengin, who ran in two races in West Virginia, blasted AOC for, as she described, taking the small dollar donations from well-meaning progressives and handing them over to “corporate candidates” rather than …

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first black woman to serve on the federal appeals court in ten years. She is now the leading contender to be President Biden’s SCOTUS nominee. Analysis of Judge Brown Jackson as a potential Biden SCOTUS nominee from MSNBC: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is the leading contender to be President …

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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it would “soon” be appropriate to raise interest rates, as inflation runs above policymakers’ preferred target and the job market strengthens. While central bankers left rates unchanged at near-zero — where they have been set since March 2020 — the revised statement after their two-day policy meeting laid the …

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Long-serving liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer reportedly plans to retire from the bench.  The leftwing judge, who is 83 years old, originally appointed by President Clinton in 1994, served for 27 years on the nation’s high court. His resignation will hand President Joe Biden the opportunity to name his successor – which will likely …

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Several House Republicans complained about the “troubling expansion” of the authority of the United States Capitol Police after the Capitol Police Board requested intelligence about members of Congress, visitors to the Capitol, and other groups that had previously been unmonitored. While the statutory authority granted to the USCP is broad, we are unaware of any …

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