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Obama Hints Of Making Supreme Court Appointments Before He Leaves Office

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama suggested he will appoint more than one additional Supreme Court justice before he leaves office. Speaking at a fundraiser f...

The Courts: How Obama Dropped the Ball

Robert Kuttner | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

President Obama has displayed new toughness in the budget battle, but his pace of appointing federal judges, much less fighting for Senate confirmation of liberal ones, has been dismal. Why hasn't his new resolve translated into a struggle to rebalance the federal courts, which are still dominated by movement conservatives appointed by Bush and Reagan?

How Obama Win Could Have President Making Deeper Mark On High Court

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

* Balance may be preserved or shift to the left * Oldest justices are 79, 76, 76 and 74 By Joan Biskupic ...

The Supreme Court Overturns History

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

In this case, Chief Justice Roberts bucked history and his generation's preference for ideological confrontation in order to preserve the institutional reputation of the Supreme Court.

Friday Talking Points -- Obama Attacks! Everybody Run!

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Conservatives, ever since Obama spoke on Monday, have been clutching at their metaphorical handkerchiefs and swooning in Victorian anguish over Obama's words. Which is downright hilarious.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Supreme Court Retirement Plans

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 09.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats and liberals have a nightmare vision of the Supreme Court's future: President Barack Obama is defeated for re-election ne...

Obama Wants A Supreme Court Nominee Who Supports Women's Rights

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, treading carefully in the explosive arena of abortion and the Supreme Court, said Wednesday he will choose ...

Obama Emboldened For Another Supreme Court Pick

AP | BEN FELLER and CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Emboldened by success the first time around, President Barack Obama is likely to pick the Supreme Court nominee he wants and let th...

Obama Just Wants To Give The Skittles Report (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

With the Supreme Court rolling back restrictions on corporate spending in federal campaigns, Obama's gonna have a hard time getting through press conf...

Sotomayor Emerges From Hearings With Public's Support: Poll

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sonia Sotomayor has emerged from her Senate confirmation hearings with majority public support for her nomination to the Supreme Court, holding the po...

Judge Diane Pamela Wood Floated As Possible Obama Supreme Court Pick

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Judge Diane Pamela Wood, 58, has spent the last 14 years going toe-to-toe with the legendary conservative lions of Chicago's 7th Circuit Court of Appe...

Harvard, Stanford's First Female Deans Vie For Obama Post

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first female deans of the Harvard and Stanford law schools are the top candidates to serve as Barack Obama's voice at the U.S. Supreme Court, acco...

Obama And McCain Appear At Saddleback Church Forum:

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Presidential contenders Barack Obama and John McCain differed sharply on abortion Saturday, with McCain saying a baby's hu...