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For many progressive opinion-makers, the only way to save the Supreme Court is to destroy it. They believe the best response to the Republican-held Senate confirming a Trump nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court is to pack the Court if Democrats win in November. Holding out the ... Read More
“The prospects of statehood for Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., have never been greater, but many significant obstacles loom,” The Hill declares. The Constitution declares, “new States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new State shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction ... Read More
Proposals by progressive Democrats to eliminate the Senate’s legislative filibuster, pack the Supreme Court, and add two new reliably blue states could all pass with simple majority votes if their party wins the House, Senate and presidency in November. But none of the proposals are sure to advance even if ... Read More
President Trump has chosen Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme Court by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to a new report. The New York Times reported on Friday that the president had selected Barrett, a conservative favorite, ahead of Trump's ... Read More
After the summer protests and rioting in many large cities, activists demanded a defunding, or at least radical pullbacks, of the police. So-called crime experts often concurred. So some city governments ignored public warnings and diminished their police presence despite a sharp rise in crime in many cities. ... Read More