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Donald Trump Unveils New, More Diverse, Supreme Court Short List

kpbs.org — Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump expanded his list of potential Supreme Court nominees Friday. The new list consists of 10 more possible nominees, including a U.S. senator who has refused to endorse Trump. Trump's additional list, coming just days before the first debate, suggests he wants to add diversity to his earlier all-white list of eight men and three women.

Donald Trump Unveils New, More Diverse, Supreme Court Short List

npr.org — Enlarge this image Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump expanded his list of potential Supreme Court nominees Friday. The new list consists of 10 more possible nominees, including a U.S. senator who has refused to endorse Trump. Trump's additional list, coming just days before the first debate, suggests he wants to add diversity to his earlier all-white list of eight men and three women.

Supreme Court Leaves Ohio Voting Restrictions In Place

listen.sdpb.org — The U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene in a voting rights case from Ohio on Tuesday, leaving intact a reduction of early voting days that was enacted by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature. The cutback still allows for 23 days in which voters can cast in-person ballots prior to Election Day, but it eliminates the so-called Golden Week in which voters can both register and cast ballots.

Supreme Court Leaves Ohio Voting Restrictions In Place

Supreme Court Leaves Ohio Voting Restrictions In Place

npr.org — The U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene in a voting rights case from Ohio on Tuesday, leaving intact a reduction of early voting days that was enacted by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature. The cutback still allows for 23 days in which voters can cast in-person ballots prior to election day, but it eliminates the so-called golden week in which voters can both register and cast ballots.

In Michigan, You Can Check A Box To Vote Down A Ballot, Supreme Court Says

kpbs.org — The Supreme Court on Friday temporarily invalidated Michigan's new ban on straight-ticket voting. The court let stand lower court rulings that blocked the ban from going into effect. The straight-ticket option allows voters to cast their ballots for all candidates of one party with a single mark.

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan's Straight-Ticket Voting

npr.org — Enlarge this image The Supreme Court on Friday temporarily invalidated Michigan's new ban on straight ticket voting. The court let stand lower court rulings that blocked the ban from going into effect. The straight ticket option allows voters to cast their ballots for all candidates of one party with a single mark.

Senate Republicans Continue Blockade Of Merrick Garland Supreme Court Nomination : NPR

npr.org — Enlarge this image The Senate Democratic leadership came back Tuesday, thundering at Republicans about their historic refusal to even consider a Supreme Court nominee. On July 20 President Obama's nominee, Judge Merrick Garland broke the record set 100 years ago for the gap between nomination and confirmation of a Supreme Court nominee.

Republicans Continue To Block Consideration Of Supreme Court Nominee

npr.org — The Senate is back for its brief autumn session, but no one expects the majority Republicans to break their blockade on the nomination of Merrick Garland to fill the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The GOP has vowed to keep that seat open for the next president to fill.

Supreme Court Declines To Reinstate North Carolina Voter Restrictions

knkx.org — A divided U.S. Supreme Court refused Wednesday to reinstate a set of voter restrictions enacted by the Republican-controlled Legislature in the battleground state of North Carolina. Last month a federal appeals court invalidated the restrictions, declaring that they were deliberately targeted at making it more difficult for African-Americans to vote.
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Sep 28, 2016

RT @DavidGSavage: Obama's former Supreme Court lawyer, Don Verrilli, joins L.A. law firm  http://fw.to/087a9ke 

Sep 28, 2016

RBG from baton twirler to legal pioneer,to SCOTUS justice. Hear my interview @WhatItTakesNow podcast:  http://apple.co/1T1osOI 

Sep 23, 2016

Trump expands his list of potential #SCOTUS noms by10, incl Utah Sen Lee, but Lee still refuses to endorse Trump.  http://n.pr/2czqJAY 

Sep 23, 2016

Trump adds 10 new names to list of potential #SCOTUS nominees. This one more diverse than 1st all-white list of 11.

Sep 22, 2016

Blue Man Group v. Nina, @NPR. I chased them with toilet paper roll after this https://t.co/6plSLvIImM

Sep 09, 2016

Numbers are tough on radio, but look at these graphs showing how GOP sen.delayed confirmations 4 all judges. graphshttp://brook.gs/2cGUhPD

Sep 09, 2016

Mich voters will be able to vote straight party line tix in Nov after #SCOTUS refuses to reinstate GOP-inspired ban.  http://n.pr/2bY6321 


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