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the kavanaugh hearings
Republicans Are Trying to Make Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Seem Routine. It Isn’t. Republicans are trying to disguise a confirmation that they think is an epochal moment in history as a bland, uncontroversial exercise in bureaucracy.
It’s Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Now The court’s decision upholding the president’s travel ban shows the that the conservative majority has no intention of standing up to him.
The Supreme Court Continues to Chip Away at Protections for Minority Voters The conservative majority seems very comfortable being aggressive on this issue, as its decision on racial gerrymandering shows.
Supreme Court Opens Door to More Red-State Voter Purges In a 5-4 decision, SCOTUS finds a rationale for policing voting rolls in ways that disproportionately affect minorities.
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25 Famous Female Leaders on Power Politicians, CEOs, and writers on what it means to lead.
Are Republicans Violating Your Right Not to Vote? Maintaining the right to vote may depend on keeping people who don’t always vote on the rolls, as a Ohio case before the Supreme Court shows.
Sonia Sotomayor’s Message of Hope to Puerto Rico: ‘You Are Not Alone’ The Supreme Court justice also struggled to get in touch with her family after Hurricane Maria hit.
25 Famous Women on Their Favorite Books Reading recommendations from Margaret Atwood, Zadie Smith, Sonia Sotomayor, and more.
25 Famous Women on Their Career Breakthroughs Stories from Phillipa Soo, Sonia Sotomayor, Joan Rivers, Aubrey Plaza, and more.
25 Famous Women on Fear Stories and advice from Shonda Rhimes, Stevie Nicks, Jenna Lyons, and more.
25 Famous Women on Their Mentors Viola Davis, Amandla Stenberg, Laverne Cox, and more on role models.
Sotomayor Dissent Introduces Some Street Sense to Case on Illegal Search She calls BS on the SCOTUS majority allowing outstanding arrest warrants to be retroactive justification for an illegal search.
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Sonia Sotomayor Is Soft on Sesame Street Crime The verdict in ‘Goldilocks v. Baby Bear’ is disturbing.
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Sonia Sotomayor’s Nickname From Now On Is ‘Sarah Manorgan’ A candidate for Senate in West Virginia is not familiar with her real name.
These Guys Can’t Agree on Anything The latest official portrait of the Supreme Court is hilarious.
The Supreme Court Just Got Sexier Sonia Sotomayor cuts a rug with Esai Morales.
Justice! Sonia Sotomayor takes her seat at the Supreme Court.
Sotomayor v. Equinox Fitness: The Case of the Canceled Membership The justice had some problems with showing her I.D. at the gym, and for this her membership was canceled.
Senate Confirms Sonia Sotomayor The 111 th justice of the Supreme Court was confirmed by a vote of 68–31.
Guy Ritchie Is Going to Gay Up Sherlock Holmes Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr. will have a certain special subtext in the upcoming film.
Amy Winehouse Reportedly Stole Coke From Kate Moss We’re not sure why this matters, as there’s no chance Kate is going to get it back. Plus, Jessica Simpson is thin again and Kevin Federline is getting fatter in today’s roundup of celebrity ephemera.
Pat Buchanan and Rachel Maddow Demonstrate Why You and Your Grandpa Will Never Understand Each Other The right-wing commentator goes on a rant about why affirmative action is bad because the Declaration of Independece was written by “100 percent white men.”
The Final ‘Wise Latina’ Count Many precious moments were spent figuring out exactly how racist Sonia Sotomayor truly is.
Nydia Velázquez on Sonia Sotomayor The New York City congresswoman talks about the Supreme Court nominee, how her rise has affected her constituents, how she likes to cook, and why some Hispanic leaders thought it might be a problem that she wasn’t Mexican.
Today’s Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing in Digestible Form Here’s what every senator said in their opening remarks. Basically.