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Neil Gorsuch

  1. Get Used to Justice Gorsuch — He Might Still Be on the Supreme Court in 2050Officially sworn in today at age 49, he is young enough to threaten the record for longest SCOTUS tenure.
  2. Senate Confirms GorsuchBig questions now include Gorsuch’s impact on the Court, the fight’s impact on the Senate, and the possibility Trump will get to fill another vacancy.
  3. Senate Goes Nuclear, Eliminates Filibuster for Supreme Court ConfirmationsThe long-awaited GOP move to force confirmation of Neil Gorsuch and future nominees by a simple majority has finally happened.
  4. Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley Spoke for 15-Plus Hours to Protest Gorsuch“Change the nominee. Protect the integrity of the court.”
  5. Neil Gorsuch Accused of Plagiarizing Parts of His Book and an Academic ArticleThe White House called it a “last-second smear,” but some experts said that at the very least, his book contains sloppy attributions.
  6. The Most Ridiculous Questions From Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearings▶️ “That’s the easiest question of the day. Thank you.”
  7. Democrats Have the Votes for a Filibuster of GorsuchIn response, the GOP seems ready to go nuclear.
  8. the national interest
    McConnell Admits the ‘Rule’ That Blocked Merrick Garland Is Not Actually a Rule“No Supreme Court Justice in a president’s last year” turns out to really mean “No Supreme Court Justice in Obama’s last year.”
  9. scotus
    Gorsuch Filibuster Gains One Democratic Vote, Loses AnotherNow it’s up to eight undecided Democrats to determine whether McConnell is forced to go “nuclear.”
  10. Red-State Democratic Senators Don’t Seem Scared to Act Like DemocratsA potential Gorsuch filibuster will be a key test. But early indications are that few are breaking party ranks.
  11. the national interest
    If Gorsuch Isn’t Filibustered, the Next Democratic Nominee Will BeIt is time for, yes, a little game theory.
  12. Possible Deal Would Give Gorsuch Easy Confirmation and Democrats Future LeverageAn obstruction-free vote this time in exchange for a guarantee the filibuster will remain in effect if Trump gets another SCOTUS pick.
  13. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Updates You on the Party of Lincoln, Who Was a RepublicanLet’s get the word out about Abraham Lincoln, great president. Whatta guy.
  14. GOP Prepares to Go Nuclear Over GorsuchRepublicans are taking umbrage at Democrats’ questioning of Gorsuch so that they can justify killing a filibuster against him.
  15. SCOTUS Just Gutted a Gorsuch Opinion — and Made Him Look ExtremeIn the midst of the nominee’s confirmation hearing, SCOTUS makes him look more conservative than Clarence Thomas on education rights.
  16. Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Rope-a-Dope Act With Democratic SenatorsThe SCOTUS nominee avoids saying anything controversial, frustrating his opposition.
  17. last night on late night
    Late Night Demonstrates How Hard It Is to Make Fun of Neil Gorsuch, Regular GuyHuh. He does sort of look like the Trivago guy.
  18. the answer to the ultimate question
    Ted Cruz Used Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy to question Neil GorsuchAfter you finish 1984 and Handmaid’s Tale, Ted Cruz has a recommendation for you.
  19. maternity leave
    Gorsuch Flatly Denies Allegations He Dissed Maternal Leave in Colorado ClassroomTrump’s nominee offered the Judiciary Committee a plausible alternative account of the alleged classroom incident.
  20. Gorsuch Flatly Denies Allegations He Dissed Maternal Leave in Colorado ClassroomTrump’s nominee offered the Judiciary Committee a plausible alternative account of the alleged classroom incident.
  21. abortion
    The Many Stealth Questions About Abortion in Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation HearingIn addition to being grilled on Roe v. Wade, Trump’s SCOTUS nominee fields queries on “litmus tests,” the weight of precedent, and more.
  22. The Many Stealth Questions About Abortion in Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation HearingIn addition to being grilled on Roe v. Wade, Trump’s SCOTUS nominee fields queries on “litmus tests,” the weight of precedent, and more.
  23. There Was a Lot of Happy Talk on Day One of Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation HearingsBut that’s about to end.
  24. How to Understand the Gorsuch Confirmation FightThe two parties will promote very different standards for what a SCOTUS nominee needs for confirmation. Gorsuch’s may require “nuking” a filibuster.
  25. supreme court
    SCOTUS Nominee Gorsuch Argued Women ‘Manipulate’ Maternity Leave, Students SayThe judge reportedly told his class that employers “must ask females about their family and pregnancy plans to protect the company.”
  26. supreme court
    SCOTUS Nominee Gorsuch Argued Women ‘Manipulate’ Maternity Leave, Students SayThe judge reportedly told his class that employers “must ask females about their family and pregnancy plans to protect the company.”
  27. Trump’s Hard Road Ahead to Save His Travel BanShort of surrendering and doing without a temporary travel ban, Trump may have to go to the Supreme Court to get his way — even then, it’s iffy.
  28. the law
    This Is How Neil Gorsuch ThinksThere’s a dark side — elitist, cruel — to his “originalism.”
  29. Ted Cruz Tastelessly Predicts Summer SCOTUS OpeningSuggesting that to a CPAC audience is playing with some powerful emotions.
  30. confirmation battles
    The Battle Over Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination Begins Next MonthThe first hearings for Scalia’s seat — now vacant for more than a year — will begin March 20.
  31. Editorial Says Gorsuch Questioning of Trump ‘Disheartening’In a plan B for Team Trump if they cannot deny Gorsuch is criticizing the boss, Sun editorial suggests the president has a mandate to ignore courts.
  32. Trump Suggests His Supreme Court Pick Is Fine With Attacks on the JudiciaryTrump argues that Judge Gorsuch couldn’t have criticized him, because Richard Blumenthal didn’t really serve in Vietnam.
  33. Gorsuch Calls Trump’s Judge Bashing ‘Disheartening’ and ‘Demoralizing’The judge made the comments in a meeting with Senator Richard Blumenthal.
  34. the national interest
    Why Democrats Must Filibuster Gorsuch (and Then Vote for Him)If Democrats don’t make McConnell eliminate the judicial filibuster, he’ll use it against them one day.
  35. Mike Pence Will Likely Break Senate Tie on DeVos. He’d Better Get Used to It.With GOP holding a narrow margin in the Senate, and with the declining use of filibusters, ties could become commonplace.
  36. the national circus
    The Democrats Need to Try Out Being the ‘Party of No’Starting with President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
  37. Gorsuch Could Give WASPs Representation on SCOTUS AgainTrump’s nominee would be the 34th Episcopalian to serve on the Court. But it’s been a while.
  38. WATCH: Who Is Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee?He previously clerked for current Justice Anthony Kennedy.
  39. What Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Could Mean for Women’s HealthGorsuch could pose a risk to reproductive rights.
  40. the national interest
    Make Republicans Nuke the Filibuster to Confirm GorsuchIf they don’t make him change the rules, he’ll make them do it, then blame them.
  41. Trump Has Given the Right Another ScaliaHis nominee, Neil Gorsuch, is a natural successor on the Supreme Court.
  42. is this real life
    Trump Is Basically Holding a Rose Ceremony for His Supreme Court PicksIs this the American government or an episode of The Bachelor?
  43. Trump Plans Apprentice-Style SCOTUS AnnouncementPOTUS is reportedly bringing two finalists to D.C. to build suspense and boost ratings for tonight’s announcement. Could the staging backfire?
  44. Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Is Due Next Week, With 3 Conservatives Still in the RunningThe GOP awaits Trump’s choice from a pre-vetted list.