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Frustrated Democrats Unsure Which Path to Take on Gorsuch

Embroiled in a week-long confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the fate of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch may rest in the hands of Democratic senators who are torn whether to play politics in a hyper-polarized era. 890 more words

Beat Reporting

Neil Gorsuch Proves that He Is a Politician not a Judge with His Ability to Evade the Tough Questions

All politicians lie, but most have the ability to disguise their lies by evading the tough questions, and answering in a manner which makes them appear more ‘acceptable.’ I have always referred to this ability as ‘politispeak.’ As Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, was undergoing his confirmation hearings, Democrats attempted to ask him direct questions regarding the issues he will surely address if he is confirmed. 208 more words

Watch Live: Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch's Confirmation Hearings

Confirmation hearings continue Tuesday for President Donald Trump‘s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

Gorsuch delivered his opening statement on Monday amid Republican praise and some opposition from Democrats, who remain bitter that former President Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court, … 83 more words

Leadership

Originalism

Neil Gorsuch is going to be the newest Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. His confirmation hearings have not yet begun, but there is no doubt he will be the replacement for the late Antonin Scalia. 1,155 more words

United States

Lawmaker wants to position Texas to outlaw abortion with 'trigger law'

By Nicole Cobler | Feb. 3 2017

AUSTIN – State Sen. Bob Hall is playing the long game on abortion.

To date, more than two dozen bills relating to abortion have been filed in the Texas Legislature, most aimed at restricting the controversial procedure. 982 more words