The President is gearing up for this battle -Both sides of the aisle he'll have to straddle Seeking broad bipartisan support -For his appointment to the High Court.
Whether Obama finds in the forthcoming nomination battle the courage that eludes his Administration on national security and corporate power may define his presidency.
President Barack Obama's next nomination to the Supreme Court, his second in as many years, may come as early as this spring, followed shortly by Sena...
The decades-long controversy over how broadly to read the Constitution's liberties will not be settled in today's hearing. But Goodwin Liu's fate before the Senate could render the debate practically moot.
The divisions are deep, the fear explosive, and real solutions hard to find. But still, in each community, in each school and in each workplace, a small voice here and there says, "Yes... we still can."
Oh snap! McConnel's daughter was in the army. Can't say that about Sasha or Malia, can you Barack Obama! Boooyakashah!
The Supreme Court decision which will allow unfettered campaign contributions from corporations and unions poses a threat to the very workings of our democracy.
With any relationship, when the bad far outweighs the good, perhaps it's time to move on. This is honestly how I've felt for the past few years with the Democratic Party
Corporations can now directly intervene in campaigns with candidate-specific ads. The only requirement remaining is that they not be coordinated with a campaign. But that's a requirement more of form than substance.
Republican Senators not tired of Latina bashing have set their sights on Obama's nominee for Ambassador to El Salvador -- Mari Del Carmen Aponte.
So as we advance into 2010, Lou Dobbs, take a moment to reflect. Remember that one of the Latinos you so systematically bash could well be your president one day. You can bet your Senate run on it.
Welcome once again to our year-end wrap-up and awards ceremony. Honesty dictates that I immediately genuflect to The McLaughlin Group, from whom I have stolen all these award categories.
We tapped some local fashion designers and high school students through our friends at Fashion Fights Poverty (FFP) to produce sketches for Justice Sotomayor to consider.
When someone suggests gender diversity as an asset of a job candidate, the reply is often "Oh no, I'm only interested in merit." Yet name some other quality needed for the position, and the idea of merit is assumed, not questioned.
Although Justice Ginsburg gave her new friend on the Court a white collar worn by female justices, she explained that Justice Sotomayor is going to have to go across the pond to do her robe shopping.
Thanks to the town hall turmoil from bigots, birthers and assorted miscreants, Republicans can savor a sugar-high on health care -- a decadent and ultimately short-lived victory.