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Justice Thomas' Wife Calls Supreme Court Retirement Report 'Bogus'

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A report suggesting Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas would soon step down has been soundly rejected by Thomas' wife. Ginni Thomas ...

Controversial Behavior By Scalia, Thomas Prompts Call For Ethics Reform

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

A group of congressional Democrats is set to introduce legislation Thursday that would apply stricter ethical standards to the Supreme Court, amid con...

Mike Sacks

100,000 Progressives Petition Justice Clarence Thomas To Recuse Himself From Health Care Cases | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The calls for Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from the health care cases to be heard in March took a theatrical turn at the Su...

Justices Kagan And Thomas Should Recuse Themselves

Jackson Williams | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Federal judges are required by law to disqualify themselves when their "impartiality might be reasonably questioned." This applies to the Supremes, too, but Diana Ross has greater standing to decide the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act than Clarence Thomas.

Mike Sacks

Justice Clarence Thomas Feeling More Heat | Mike Sacks | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) is turning up the heat on Justice Clarence Thomas based on new information that builds upon previous repo...

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Disclosure Requirement: Justice Thomas and the Case of the Inadvertent Omission

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

A Justice sits on the High Court For years he chose not to report Monies paid to his wife Now the root of much strife Seems with ethics he failed to c...

Supreme Court Justices Wife Talks Tea Party, GOP Candidates & 2012

Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

Daily Caller special correspondent Virginia Thomas weighed in on the race shaping up for the Republican presidential nomination during an interview wi...

Sam Stein

Anthony Weiner Tweet-Taunts Clarence Thomas About Financial Records News Dump | Sam Stein | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) spent his Friday afternoon pestering Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for executing a classic news dum...

Virginia Thomas Builds Tea Party Network

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's wife Virginia "Ginni" Thomas has a new job in conservative journalism that keeps her involved with the recent ...

Dems: Clarence Thomas Not Fit To Rule On Health Care Repeal Case

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of 74 House Democrats is joining together to call for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to remove himself from any forthcoming review of t...

Caesar's Wife, Meet Ginni Thomas

Morris Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morris Davis

Regardless of Justice Thomas' motivation, the fact remains he had undisclosed financial links to people with unequivocal positions on issues that were or will be before the Court, links sufficient to question the impartiality of his opinions.

Bizarre Call From Clarence Thomas' Wife Reportedly 'Spooks' Conservative Donor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, reportedly felt some blowback from her conservative backers following a late-night voi...

Justice's Wife Assumes Role Of De Facto Tea Party Lobbyist

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel, Marin Cogan & John Bresnahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

She started as a congressional aide in the 1980s, became a midlevel Republican operative, then briefly left politics, reemerging in 2009 as founder of...

Virginia Thomas: Anita Hill Phone Call Was 'Probably A Mistake'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, admitted recently that her decision to call Anita Hill, the woman who had brought fort...

Clarence Thomas's Wife Steps Down From Tea Party Group

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, is retiring her title as head of Liberty Central, a conservative group with Tea Party ...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week delivered a bracing lesson from the School of Unintended Consequences when news broke that Clarence Thomas' wife, Ginni, had felt moved, nearly two decades down the road, to "reach across the airwaves" and leave a voice mail for Anita Hill, asking for an apology. She didn't get one, but she did unleash a torrent of pubic-hair-on-a-Coke-can flashbacks, and inspired Justice Thomas' ex-girlfriend Lillian McEwen, a former prosecutor and law professor, to break her 19-year silence and talk about her "freewheeling sex life" with Thomas in the early '80s, as well as his porn "obsession" and fascination with large-breasted women. Oops. Chastened, Ginni Thomas canceled an interview with NPR, while her new Tea Party-inspired group, Liberty Central, walked back claims that Obama's health care law is "unconstitutional." I guess she never heard the expression: "Let sleeping Long Dongs lie." In the words of Ginni: "Okay, have a good day."

Think of the Embarrassment We Would Have Been Spared If We Had Known About Thomas's Alleged Porn Obsession

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Here's a tantalizing what if. What if the nation had heard from Lillian McEwen, Clarence Thomas's one-time paramour, in 1991?

Friday Talking Points [144] -- Midterm Home Stretch

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Many Democrats in this election cycle seem to be getting much better at the tactic known as "the attack ad."

A Message to Ginni Thomas: Talk to Your Husband

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

Was Ginni Thomas call to Anita Hill motivated by political opportunism to protect her husband? Doubtful, because this was the dumbest, least strategic...

Wolfish Words in Sheep's Clothing

Melanie Billings-Yun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melanie Billings-Yun

Some people just don't get it. Respect, politeness and relationship-building are not about using nice words. To be effective, those words have to be ...

Clarence and Ginni: Reach Out and Touch Someone?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

[Just another day inside the Thomas household...] "Morning, Ginni!" "Ah, the Great Man rises! How's my Supreme Love this morning? Slept in a bit, ...

Should Justice Thomas Recuse or Resign Based on His Wife's Conduct?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

To my knowledge, no other Supreme Court spouse has ever placed a sitting Justice in this awkward position.

Three Things to Do When Clarence Thomas' Wife Calls You

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

According to a recent study, the odds of Virginia Thomas leaving a threatening voicemail for you are higher than those of Christine O'Donnell correctly identifying the First Amendment. W

Hell Hath No Fury as a Tea Party Member Scorned

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Fact List: Virginia (Ginni) Thomas is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. During Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearings, Anita Hill ...

Top 10 Women To Watch In Politics

Politics Daily | Patricia Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Headline writers across the country declared 2010 "The Year of the Woman" on the day Nikki Haley, Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina made history in their ...