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Senate Controls Confirmation Process for Supreme Court

The death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia adds significantly more political drama to an already fractious election season. If President Obama pushes forward a nominee, as is expected, it would be the first time in modern history that a Supreme Court confirmation fight occured in the final year of a President’s tenure in office.

<> on Septemeber 15, 2014 in Washington

Antonin Scalia’s Death Could Mark End of Constitution

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia doesn’t merely mark a tragedy for Constitutional philosophy – it may mark the death of American Constitutionalism as a whole. Scalia’s philosophy of jurisprudence is well-known and shaped two generations of conservative

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talks to CNBC correspondent John Harwood, left, during an interview at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Marco Rubio Defends Pro-Family Tax Plan During Debate

During the CBS debate tonight, Wall Street Journal moderator Kim Strassel challenged Marco Rubio on his tax plan that would triple the Child Tax Credit suggesting it was social engineering. But Rubio responded by reminding the audience that their tax

Trump South Carolina debate (John Bazemore / Associated Press)

Drudge Poll Hands SC Debate Win to Donald Trump By 40 Points

The usual-usuals opposed to Donald Trump will wrist-flick’s Drudge’s South Carolina debate poll, but after getting it correct after nearly ten debates, that’s an anti-science wrist-flick. Tonight’s poll, taken during and after the debate, is still open, and shows Trump

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FLASHBACK: Joe Biden Wrote the Obstructionist Playbook on ‘Borking’ a President’s Nominee

With news of the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Obama White House and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton are already staking a position that President Obama, and not his successor, should appoint Scalia’s replacement. But it’s useful to remember that one key members of the Obama administration – Vice President Joe Biden – once had a very different opinion on the Senate’s ability to block a president’s nominee.

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31 of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Greatest Quotes

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died today of apparent natural causes, according to officials, after attending a private party at the Cibolo Creek Ranch in Texas. In memory of his long career of constitutional originalism on the Supreme Court and his characteristic wit and good humor, here is a list of some of his greatest quotes:

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Trump: Senate Must ‘Delay, Delay, Delay’ Scalia Replacement

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald J. Trump said during the GOP Debate in South Carolina on Saturday night that in the wake of the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the Senate should “delay, delay, delay” and prevent President Barack Obama from appointing someone to fill the vacancy.