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News Wrap: Schumer denies threatening Supreme Court justices

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Progressive champion Elizabeth Warren has ended her bid for the Democratic presidential campaign. The Massachusetts senator had led the race back in October, but she failed to win a single state, including her own on Super Tuesday. Today, she addressed supporters outside her home in Cambridge, and acknowledged […]

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GOP Has Long Term Control Of Govt Through The Judiciary
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GOP Has Long Term Control Of Govt Through The Judiciary

Tax reform is dominating the headlines. But there’s those headlines that often keeps us distracted from another story with potentially more catastrophic consequences. That is Republican Senator Mitch McConnell’s plan to confirm his ninth federal judge. Joining me in a talk about this is Farron Cousins, Executive Editor for The Trial Lawyer magazine. Farron, what […]

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Veteran Explains | Impeachment
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Veteran Explains | Impeachment

At the time of this recording, the dust is settling on only the third impeachment and Senate trial of United States president. Throughout this process, there seems to have been a lot of confusion on just a few things or a lot of things, but what is an impeachment, why is someone impeached? What does […]

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What can prevent Donald Trump from packing the judiciary
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What can prevent Donald Trump from packing the judiciary

What can prevent Donald Trump from packing the judiciary With Neil Gorsuch safely ensconced as the ninth justice on the Supreme Court, Republicans in the Senate are hoping they can work with the Trump administration to fill over 120 vacancies on the lower federal district and appeals courts. With Senate rules now prohibiting the filibuster […]

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