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Obama Should Nominate A Woman Of Color For Supreme Court, Says Progressive Group

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A progressive group is calling on President Barack Obama to nominate a woman of color to the Supreme Court, which currently includes jus...

Clinton: Nominating Obama For Supreme Court Is 'A Great Idea'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

As President Barack Obama begins his last year in office, we can't help but wonder what he'll do next. Write another book? Go back to community organi...

Obama: SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling Is 'A Victory For America'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide, calling it a "victory for America." "Our nation w...

Junior Varsity Politics: SCOTUS Finalizes NLRB v. Noel Canning

Victor Williams | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

Justice Stephen Breyer warned of the danger when Supreme Court Justices are perceived as "junior-varsity politicians" on May 20, 2014. President Franklin D. Roosevelt -- almost exactly 79 years earlier -- blasted the Court for playing such politics after it repeatedly crushed needed New Deal reform programs.

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Senator Leahy: I Want To Help Obama With 3-4 More SCOTUS Picks | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), in perhaps the least-discussed Senate race in the country, offered a strong hint as to why he's running for a seventh term ...

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Obama's SCOTUS Pick Likely To Come Next Week | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs caused a stir on Monday when he told reporters that he could not rule out the president announcing his pick f...

Sam Stein

Diane Wood, Supreme Court Contender, Interviewed By Obama And Joe Biden | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama and Vice President Biden both met separately today with potential Supreme Court pick Diane Wood, a source with knowledge of the conver...

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Day After Accusing Obama Of Race-Baiting, RNC Asks 'Why No Blacks' On Supreme Court Shortlist? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day after it accused DNC Chairman Tim Kaine of playing the "race card" from the bottom of the deck, the Republican National Committee is blasting ...

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Obama: No 'Litmus Test' On SCOTUS Nominee, Name Coming Soon | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama said on Wednesday that he has no "litmus test" when it comes to choosing a Supreme Court nominee -- a choice that he said is likely to...

Bay Buchanan: Obama 'Has Dummied Down The Supreme Court'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative commentator Bay Buchanan said on "Larry King Live" on Monday that Obama's choice of Sonia Sotomayor to fill a Supreme Court vacancy last ...

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Axelrod: Obama's SCOTUS Smack Down Was 'Totally Appropriate' (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is not backing down from the president's criticism of the Supreme Court during the State of the Union address this past week....