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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh (2nd R) waits for a meeting with U.S. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) on Capitol Hill July 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. Kavanaugh is meeting with members of the Senate after U.S. President Donald Trump nominated him to succeed retiring Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony …

Democrats Denounce Kavanaugh Process They Approved for Obama and Kagan

Democrats are protesting Sen. Chuck Grassley’s announcement that Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court will begin September 4, but recent history shows they have nothing to complain about, because they approved the very same process for the most recent nominee from a Democratic president.

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Grassley Announces Senate Confirmation Hearings on Kavanaugh September 4–7

Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced on Friday that his Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court on September 4 through 7, giving the Senate time to confirm him before the Supreme Court begins its annual term on October 1.

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, speaks as he officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington.

Klukowski: Brett Kavanaugh Votes for Constitution, Not Candidates

Judge Brett Kavanaugh takes his obligations as a judge seriously enough that he stopped voting in elections after being confirmed as a judge in 2006, reinforcing his reputation as a fair and independent judge as Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) moves steadily toward Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing.

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NRA Ad Urges Senators to Confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

The National Rifle Association on Tuesday took the next step in its nationwide campaign to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, highlighting the stakes for the Second Amendment and 100 million American gun owners.

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Sessions Vows to Appeal Court Order to Reinstate DACA Amnesty

Attorney General Jeff Sessions responded on Monday to a D.C. federal court’s declaration that the Trump administration cannot discontinue the Obama-era DACA amnesty program for illegal aliens, promising that the Justice Department will appeal the decision.

Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy poses for a group photograph at the Supreme Court building on June 1 2017 in Washington, DC. Credit: Olivier Douliery/MediaPunch /IPX via AP

Kennedy Retires, Supreme Court Lets Climate Change Case Proceed

Wednesday marked the first day in 30 years of a Supreme Court without Justice Anthony Kennedy, with no noteworthy events from the Court’s final days aside from Monday’s order allowing a shockingly broad climate change lawsuit to proceed.

Brandon Oathout of Johnstown, N.Y., attends a Second Amendment rally at the Capitol on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. A few hundred people gathered for the rally pressing for repeal of the state's new tough laws that were enacted a month after the Newtown, Ct., school massacre. (AP …

Trump Judges Make Moves to Rescue Second Amendment in Appeals Court

President Trump’s impact on the federal courts was on display Friday when the Fifth Circuit appeals court fell shy of rehearing a case to strike down a federal gun control law, with a unanimous bloc of Trump judges calling the Second Amendment a “fundamental civil right” and suggesting that supporters of this gun-control law were plagued by “hoplophobia” – the medical term for the irrational fear of guns. The president is on the verge of making America’s first pro-MAGA court – but only if he fills its final open seat with another reliable conservative.

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Klukowski: Democrats’ Demand for 1 Million Documents on Kavanaugh Is Obstruction

Senate Democrats are demanding to review over 1 million pages of material on Judge Brett Kavanaugh before voting on his Supreme Court nomination. But this is merely an obstructionist tactic to push his confirmation into 2019 to harm Republicans in the midterms, and hoping to retake Senate control so they can keep the Supreme Court seat open until 2021, after the next presidential election.

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Trump Sets New 2-Year Appellate Judge Record, All Dems Oppose

President Trump set a new judicial record on Wednesday when the Senate confirmed Judge Andrew Oldham to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 50-49, marking the 23rd appellate judge confirmed in the first two years of a presidential administration.

Millions from anonymous donors to influence Kavanaugh fight

NRA Launches TV Ad Supporting Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) has launched a massive ad buy on television for “The Deciding Vote,” a commercial supporting Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, reminding millions of American gun owners that the fate of the Second Amendment could turn on whether the Senate confirms Kavanaugh to the nation’s highest court.

TOPSHOT - Pope Francis is greeted by bishops at the end of his general audience at St Peter's Square at the Vatican on January 31, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Fifth Circuit Protects Catholic Bishops from Intimidation by Abortionists

A federal appeals court ruled 2-1 in a very rare Sunday night emergency decision that Catholic bishops in Texas do not need to disclose internal communications about abortion to abortionists, reversing a federal trial court’s order to do so in a case that appellate judges saw as an attempt to intimidate people of faith into silence.

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Amy Barrett and Thomas Hardiman Rising as Trump Readies Supreme Court Pick – Maybe

Sources tell Breitbart News on Sunday that Judges Amy Barrett and Thomas Hardiman have taken the top two positions in the Supreme Court selection process in the final hours before President Donald Trump makes his final choice for a lifetime appointment. Other outlets are reporting different names and numbers, leaving everyone guessing.

In this Tuesday, June 27, 2017 photo, a semi-automatic hand gun is displayed with a 10 shot magazine, left, and a 15 shot magazine, right, at a gun store in Elk Grove, Calif. A federal judge is blocking a California law set to go into effect Saturday, July 1, that …

New Jersey Gun Ban Exempts Cops but Makes Veterans Criminals

New Jersey recently made 1 million of its citizens criminals by banning common firearm ammunition magazines without any grandfathering provision, but plaintiffs challenging the statute on Second Amendment grounds also argue that it violates equal protection because it exempts retired law enforcement, but not retired military – a feature noticed just as America prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July.

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 22: Local pro-choice activist Lisa King holds a sign in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as a pro-life activist holds a rose nearby during the annual "March for Life" event January 22, 2009 in Washington, DC. The event was to mark the anniversary of the 1973 …

Sen. Collins: Supreme Court Pick Who Would Overrule Roe v. Wade Is Unacceptable

Sen. Susan Collins’ (R-ME) vote might be essential to confirming President Trump’s unnamed Supreme Court nominee. On Sunday, Collins told ABC’s This Week that a Supreme Court pick who had made clear that he would overrule Roe v. Wade would be unacceptable but that she would vote for someone who shows great respect for precedent because she thinks such a justice would regard Roe as “settled law.”

Union members hold signs during a rally outside of San Francisco City Hall on February 26, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Hundreds of union members held a rally outside of San Francisco City Hall as the US Supreme Court begins to hear oral arguments in the Janus V. AFSCME case …

Supreme Court: Mandatory Public Union Dues Violate First Amendment

The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision on Wednesday that requiring government employees to donate to public sector labor unions violates those employees’ constitutional rights under the First Amendment, overruling a 1977 case and dealing a blow to the power of government unions.

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Supreme Court’s Historic Immigration Decision in Trump v. Hawaii

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of President Trump’s immigration policy in a 5-4 decision on Tuesday, holding that the entry restrictions from seven terror-prone nations codified in Presidential Proclamation 9645 is consistent with federal law and the Constitution’s Establishment Clause.

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Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban in Trump v. Hawaii Ruling

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of President Trump and his immigration policy across the board in a 5-4 decision on Tuesday, holding that the permanent entry restrictions from various terror-prone nations codified in Presidential Proclamation 9645 is fully consistent with Congress’s Immigration and Nationality Act as well as the Establishment Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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Supreme Court Rules for Texas in Redistricting Case

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Texas’s legislative districting plan by a 5-4 decision against charges that the legislative lines violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) or the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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White House Adviser Leo: Trump Likely Two More Supreme Court Picks

Fox News Sunday profiled Leonard Leo, who assists President Trump and White House Counsel Don McGahn in filling judicial vacancies. Leo predicts that President Trump will have two more opportunities to appoint originalists to the Supreme Court, which could define his presidency as a lasting legacy.

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Supreme Court Rules that SEC Judges are Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that administrative law judges at federal agencies are “officers of the United States” who must be appointed by department heads, and that the judges at the SEC violate the Constitution’s Appointments Clause because those ALJs are appointed by staff employees.

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court is hearing a case on Nov. 29, 2017, is taking up a case about privacy rights that could limit the government’s ability to track Americans’ movements in the digital age. The justices …

Divided Supreme Court Says Taking Cell Phone Records Is Unconstitutional

A divided Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday that the Constitution does not permit the government to get cell phone records from service providers without a search warrant. The 114-page decision was comprised mostly of dissents from conservative justices criticizing the Court majority for ignoring the original meaning of the Fourth Amendment.

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Supreme Court: Constitution Allows States to Tax the Internet

The Supreme Court on Thursday held in a 5-4 decision that the U.S. Constitution permits states to tax sales on the Internet unless Congress passes a law to prevent such taxation, scaling back judicial power long criticized by conservatives, and putting the ball in Congress’s court.

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Swamp Pushing Judge for Appeals Court, Could Cost Trump Historic Opportunity

Establishment politicians appear to be pushing President Trump to nominate a judge to the Fifth Circuit federal appeals court who could deflate the president’s base and deprive him of a historic opportunity to help make the Fifth Circuit the most conservative federal appellate court in the nation.

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Supreme Court Upholds Ohio’s Ability to Remove Ineligible Voters

The Supreme Court upheld states’ ability and obligations under federal law to remove the names of illegal voters from voter rolls prior to Election Day in case out of Ohio, though election experts caution that the justices’ 5-4 vote highlights the stakes for Republicans’ retaining control of the Senate this November.

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Klukowski: Trump Should Cancel Senate’s August Recess

President Donald Trump should make history by using his constitutional power to recall the Senate (but not the House) in August, canceling the August recess, and force the Senate to stay in session five (or six?) days per week until the Senate confirms a record number of federal judges and fills key positions in his administration to enact his America First agenda.

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SCOTUS Throws Out Case on Illegal Alien Teenager Right to Abortion

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday unanimously threw out a lower court’s decision that had held that when the U.S. government has a pregnant illegal alien teenager in custody, the government must facilitate the teenager’s obtaining an abortion if she wants one. The nation’s highest court held that the case was moot, and struck the lower court’s decision from the books.