The South Carolina senator refused to support appeals court nominee Ryan Bounds, who has a record of racist writings.
In a stunning defeat for President Donald Trump, Republican Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.) on Thursday refused to support appeals court nominee Ryan Bounds ― and sunk his nomination altogether ― over some of his college writings on race.
After an hour of mysterious... Read more
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has the lowest vote of confidence among American in three decades, according to Gallup pollsters.
Fourty-one percent of Americans want lawmakers to confirm the federal jurist from Maryland, while 37 percent want him rejected for the bench job, the survey states.
The five-point margin — based on polls conducted for five days after President Trump’s announcement —... Read more
From left to right, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Vice President Mike Pence are seen July 10.
The vice president said Brett Kavanaugh was chosen for his “judicial philosophy,” not specifically to overturn the landmark 1973 case.
Vice President Mike Pence confirmed in a Tuesday interview on CNN that he still hopes to revoke a woman’s right... Read more
John Schnatter admitted that he used the slur in a conference call in May.
John Schnatter, the founder of pizza chain Papa John’s, resigned as chairman of the company’s board Wednesday after reports surfaced that he used a racial slur in a conference call in May, the company announced.
Schnatter used the N-word in a call between Papa John’s executives and marketing... Read more
After defeating a Democratic Party boss, she’s a new kingmaker — and even the establishment wants in.
At a Democratic gubernatorial candidate forum in Detroit on Monday, progressive underdog Abdul El-Sayed knew just the thing to get the crowd going.
“Who here has heard of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?” he asked.
Had they ever. More than 600 miles away from Ocasio-Cortez’s district, the crowd of... Read more