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Rod Rosenstein, Rachel Brand AP

Rachel Brand Confirmed as #3 at Justice Dept.

The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination of Rachel Brand as associate attorney general, the third-highest position at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., meets with reporters on Capitol Hill before President Donald Trump's speech to the nation, in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Schumer: Democrats Will Filibuster Gorsuch

WASHINGTON—Senate Democrats will attempt to filibuster the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced on Thursday during a speech on the Senate floor.

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 19: on the second day of the Republican National Convention on July 19, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, …

Donald Trump Clinches Republican Nomination

His son Donald Trump Jr. announced their home state of New York’s delegates for his father — throwing the candidate over the top to reach 1,267 delegates — beating the 1,237 votes needed to clinch the nomination.

COLUMBUS, OH - MAY 4: Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks to the media announcing he is suspending his campaign May 4, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. Kasich is the second republican candidate within a day to announce is is suspending his campaign. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

John Kasich Drops Out

Wednesday afternoon Ohio Gov. John Kasich suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination for president.

Cruz with Supporters AP

Cruz National Spokesman: California Conservatives ‘Finally Have a Voice’

Organizing early in California and integrating grassroots conservatives into Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign will serve the Texas Senator well at the Republican National Convention in July, Cruz national spokesman Ron Nehring told SiriusXM listeners and guest host Breitbart Washington Political

Cruz Victory Colorado

Ted Cruz Sweeps Colorado

Ted Cruz wrapped up the remaining 13 Colorado delegates on Saturday at the state Republican Party convention, winning every pledged Republican delegate from Colorado to the Republican National Convention.

Scott Walker and Ted Cruz

Scott Walker: Ted Cruz ‘Has a Real Plan to Grow Jobs and Restore Opportunity’

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker urges Wisconsin voters to support Sen. Ted Cruz in a new ad that calls Donald Trump’s closest competitor “the only conservative who can beat Hillary Clinton” and a Constitutional conservative candidate with a plan to “challenge the status quo” like Wisconsinites have.

The Hipolito F. Garcia federal building

President Obama Nominates 5 for Texas Federal Courts

President Barack Obama’s naming Judge Merrick Garland as his pick to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court, has been front and center in the nation’s headlines. Not so high profile was his nomination of five lawyers to serve on federal district court benches in Texas.

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A Conservative Case for Donald Trump

There is a real conservative case for Donald Trump. And I say this as an observer who has been skeptical of Trump from the start.