Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Trump’s choice to fill the vacancy of the late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg  potentially opens a new era of rulings on abortion, the Affordable Care Act and even his own election. Democrats were unable to stop the outcome, Trump’s third justice on the court, as Republicans race to reshape the judiciary.

Read More

Barrett ads tied to interest groups funded by unnamed donors

Overall, the Judicial Crisis Network, which was founded in 2005 to promote President George W. Bush’s nominees, said it would spend at least $10 million to support Barrett’s confirmation—roughly the same amount it spent to successfully advocate for Trump’s prior picks for the high court, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

Read More