GOP Sens Murkowski, Romney support Supreme Court nominee

D.C. 04/05/22, 04:42

Two Republicans defied fellow party members by supporting a judiciary candidate for the nation's highest court. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) recently broke ranks with the GOP and promised to vote for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. Murkowski agreed with Joe Biden's selection based on the judge's ...

Judge Jackson’s confirmation stalled with a tie vote by the Judiciary panel

D.C. 04/04/22, 18:06

The confirmation of Judge Jackson to the Supreme Court stalled in the Senate Judiciary Committee with a tied party-court vote, a situation not seen since the 1991 nomination of Justice Clarence Thomas, The Hill reported.  The committee's 22 senators, who are evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, voted 11-11 for the ...

GOP Sen Blunt refuses to support Supreme Court nominee

D.C. 04/04/22, 15:04

A Republican from Missouri will not support a judiciary candidate for the nation's highest court. Sen. Roy Blunt refused to vote in support of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. "She is certainly qualified [and] I think she has got a great personality ... but the judicial philosophy seems to be ...

Confirmation hearings begin for Biden’s Supreme Court nominee

Washington 03/21/22, 15:03

On Monday, March 21, hearings begin that could confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first black woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. After four days of hearings beginning Monday, Jackson is expected to be confirmed quickly with only the support of the 50 members of the Democratic caucus, ...

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