Justice Ginsburg is dead, and one can barely utter the words without thinking of the battle to fill her seat, not out of disrespect for her and her enormous imprint on the course of American legal history, but because of how quickly Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump will move – tonight – to lock down that Trump will fill the seat before his term ends. The mourning will inevitably be colored by the rush to lock in a historic conservative majority on the court.
|October 20, 2020 2:29 p.m.
Tierney Sneed on the Supreme Court’s alarming handling of a key Pennsylvania voting law case last night
|October 20, 2020 2:16 p.m.
Two weeks out from the election, the CDC announced today that excess deaths in the U.S. during the pandemic are…
|October 20, 2020 12:49 p.m.
We’re not convinced President Trump will pull himself out of the debate on Thursday. But we’re not convinced he won’t…