Back then, McConnell said voters should decide the destiny of the court in choosing a new President. The court could also become a thorn in the side of future Democratic presidents. Trump reveled in his opportunity to nominate his third Supreme Court Justic...
Roberts will navigate a fraught moment in history, at a time when his own place on the court might be about to shift. The court's order -- most certainly delayed due to Ginsburg's tragic death -- could reveal where Roberts might be headed in the future. Las...
If he wins in November, there would be a future Nobel Prize, oven-ready for President Biden. If Donald Trump wins the November US presidential election then the future of the Palestinians will be, at best, frozen in the recent past. These were pseudo-homela...
(CNN) President Donald Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday said the withdrawal of US troops from places like Afghanistan and Germany are "mistakes" from a long-term national security perspective and called for a sustained commit...
(CNN) Democrat Joe Biden's campaign and aligned Democratic Party committees entered September and the fall sprint to Election Day with $466 million in cash reserves -- giving the former vice president a significant financial advantage over President Donald...
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump repeatedly boasted to journalist Bob Woodward about the number of judges he has appointed to the federal bench during several of their interviews for "Rage." The recorded comments provide insight into Trump's relation...
(CNN) A woman suspected of sending a letter containing the poison ricin to President Donald Trump was arrested as she tried to enter the US from Canada at a border crossing in New York state, a US law enforcement official said. The woman was carrying a gun...
Washington (CNN) Former Vice President Joe Biden made false claims in a Sunday speech in which he urged Senate Republicans to let the winner of the presidential election fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Frid...
(CNN) With just 44 days left in the 2020 election, the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- and Senate Republicans' commitment to try to confirm her replacement before the election -- drops a hugely volatile free radical into an already combustible race. Below,...
(CNN) A Republican vote to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the next presidential inauguration could deepen the pressure on majority rule that is already threatening to engulf all elements of America's political system. Thes...
Washington (CNN) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Sunday that he won't release a list of potential Supreme Court nominees before the November election, as pressure mounts over the vacancy left in the wake of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death...
(CNN) Rep. Jahana Hayes, a Democrat from Connecticut, announced on Sunday she has tested positive for Covid-19. In a series of tweets , she noted that members of Congress are not frequently being tested for coronavirus. "Masks, social distancing & frequ...
(CNN) President Donald Trump was likely helped in the 2016 election by the fight over a Supreme Court nomination. Similarly, Republicans were likely aided in the 2018 Senate battle by the nomination and eventual confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. We d...
(CNN) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden intends to make a push on health care in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death as a political fight over the Supreme Court vacancy is already underway. "Make no mistake: the fight to pr...
Washington (CNN) Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Sunday that she opposes taking up a Supreme Court nomination prior to Election Day, becoming the second GOP senator this weekend to voice opposition to Senate movement on the matter before the 2020 electi...
(CNN) The White House's coronavirus testing czar declined to comment Sunday when pressed by CNN's Jake Tapper on how President Donald Trump's decision to continue holding campaign rallies amid the coronavirus pandemic undermines the task force's message on...
(CNN) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said she would not leverage a government shut down in order to slow down Republicans' push to fill the Supreme Court vacancy following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. "None of us has any interest in shutt...
(CNN) Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff Marc Short told reporters Sunday that he doesn't believe the timing of President Donald Trump's announcement on a Supreme Court nominee will "take us long" following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg....
Washington (CNN) Former President Bill Clinton said Sunday it is "superficially hypocritical" for President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans to push to put a new justice on the Supreme Court before the November election. "Well, of course, it's superficia...
There is also the distinct possibility that Biden blows Trump out. Biden has leads of somewhere between five and eight points in a number of states Trump won four years ago: Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. If you add on the other states where...