Supreme courts

July 09, 2018 - 12:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Missouri Republican is warning voters that "our way of life is at risk" in a new television ad that seizes on the Supreme Court vacancy to mobilize voters against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. The ad campaign, among the first of its kind in the fight for control of Congress...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, to announce Judge Neil Gorsuch, standing with his wife Louise, as his nominee for the Supreme Court. A family separation crisis of his making continues at the border. His EPA chief just exited. he’s about to meet with an adversary accused of meddling in the 2016 election. But Trump has every confidence that Monday night the nation’s attention will be right where he wants it. Putting an end to nearly two weeks of breathless speculation, jockeying and anticipation, Trump will appear in the East Room during prime time to unveil his choice to fill a Supreme Court seat vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 09, 2018 - 12:11 am
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A family separation crisis of his own making continues at the border. His Environmental Protection Agency chief just quit amid mounting scandals. And he's about to meet with an adversary accused of meddling in the 2016 election. But President Donald Trump has every...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pauses as he speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington. With McConnell leading the way, President Donald Trump has been putting his imprint on the federal judiciary for generations to come. While the latest opening on the Supreme Court is commanding all the attention, the nominees to the lower courts are also consequential. More than 40 federal district and circuit court judges have confirmed by the Senate so far. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 08, 2018 - 11:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was upbeat the night after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he was retiring from the Supreme Court. The Kentucky Republican had already led the Senate in confirming more circuit court judges in the first year of Donald Trump's presidency...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, to announce Judge Neil Gorsuch, standing with his wife Louise, as his nominee for the Supreme Court. A family separation crisis of his making continues at the border. His EPA chief just exited. he’s about to meet with an adversary accused of meddling in the 2016 election. But Trump has every confidence that Monday night the nation’s attention will be right where he wants it. Putting an end to nearly two weeks of breathless speculation, jockeying and anticipation, Trump will appear in the East Room during prime time to unveil his choice to fill a Supreme Court seat vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 08, 2018 - 6:20 pm
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A family separation crisis of his own making continues at the border. His Environmental Protection Agency chief just quit amid mounting scandals. And he's about to meet with an adversary accused of meddling in the 2016 election. But President Donald Trump has every...
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President Donald Trump points before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, July 8, 2018, en route to Washington from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 08, 2018 - 6:20 pm
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday he was still deliberating his decision on a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy as his self-imposed deadline for an announcement neared amid furious lobbying and frenzied speculation. "I'm very close to making a final...
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In this Nov. 16, 2011, file photo, dozens of Kuwaitis briefly storm Kuwait's parliament building as hundreds of others protested outside in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Kuwait's highest court on Sunday ordered an opposition leader and several lawmakers imprisoned for 3½ years over the 2011 storming of parliament during the country's Arab Spring protests. (AP Photo/Nasser Waggi, File)
July 08, 2018 - 7:27 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's highest court on Sunday ordered an opposition leader and two lawmakers imprisoned for 3 ½ years over the 2011 storming of parliament amid that year's Arab Spring protests, in a case involving nearly 70 politicians, activists and others. Over a dozen people received...
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FILE -In this April 26, 2004, file photo, Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh is on President Donald Trump's list of potential Supreme Court Justice candidates to fill the spot vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook, File)
July 07, 2018 - 5:36 pm
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump was closing in on his choice to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Saturday, making final deliberations from the privacy of his New Jersey golf club. Clearly relishing the mounting suspense, Trump tweeted early in the morning...
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FILE -In this April 26, 2004, file photo, Brett Kavanaugh appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh is on President Donald Trump's list of potential Supreme Court Justice candidates to fill the spot vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook, File)
July 06, 2018 - 12:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The list of contenders to fill a Supreme Court vacancy by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy is narrowing, with President Donald Trump telling reporters that he's focused on two or three people ahead of his Monday announcement. "I think I have it down to four people. And I think of...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2018 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the budding battle royale over the Supreme Court vacancy, what’s the Democratic sweet spot between satisfying liberal activists’ demands for an all-out fight against President Donald Trump’s pick and protecting senators facing tight re-election races in deeply red states?(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 06, 2018 - 2:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats bracing for battle over the Supreme Court vacancy want to find a way to block President Donald Trump's pick. But they'll need to decide how to satisfy liberal activists' desire for an all-out fight against the selection while protecting Democratic senators facing tight...
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President Donald Trump waves to the audience after his remarks during a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont., in support of Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., and GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)
July 05, 2018 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Supreme Court nomination (all times local): 5:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he has narrowed his list of contenders to fill the Supreme Court seat held by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump tells reporters aboard Air Force One...
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