Obama's top court pick faces reckoning after Tuesday

World / Politics Nov 7, 2016

Obama's top court pick faces reckoning after Tuesday

Several intriguing scenarios could unfold after Tuesday's U.S. election to break the deadlock over filling a Supreme Court vacancy that has provoked a bitter nine-month standoff between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans. Obama nominated U.S. appeals court Judge Merrick Garland on March 16 to ...

World / Politics Aug 12, 2016

Reid says Clinton will back Obama's Supreme Court pick

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said on Thursday he believed Hillary Clinton would stick with President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee if she won the Nov. 8 presidential election. Some Republican conservatives were concerned that if Democratic presidential candidate Clinton won the White House, she ...

Clinton to rip Trump, Republicans over snub of Obama's top court pick

World / Politics Mar 29, 2016

Clinton to rip Trump, Republicans over snub of Obama's top court pick

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton will assail the prospect of a Donald Trump-appointed U.S. Supreme Court justice on Monday, her campaign said, as she seeks to regain momentum from party rival Bernie Sanders, the winner of three weekend nominating contests. Clinton will criticize U.S. Republican senators ...