On Friday, the Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch as the 101st Associate Judge to the Supreme Court. Nominated by President Trump, his confirmation did not come without a bitter battle between Republicans and Democrats – with Democrats still reeling from the fact that President Obama was not allowed to appoint a new justice while in […]
The NAACP releases a comprehensive analysis of Judge Neil Gorsuch. It explains its opposition to his Supreme Court nomination
Gorsuch will fill the seat on the court left open by Justice Scalia.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas believes the court has too often granted rights to people not found in the Constitution.
A death row inmate's last-ditch effort to stay alive has gone before the U.S. Supreme Court in a bizarre case.
According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]
Sri Srinivasan, Merrick Garland and Paul Watford -- who, if confirmed, would be the nation's third Black justice after Clarence Thomas and Thurgood Marshall -- were named by the source as the potential nominees, confirming the nation could know as early as Monday who the president chooses.
Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell says that the people should have a voice in who selects the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice, but when he encourages the Senate Judiciary Committee to refuse to hold hearings on any nominee put forth by Barack Obama, he ignores the will of the people who twice elected him president of the United States.
With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the nation is on the brink of what could turn out to be one of the most contentious appointments in history. Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Scalia was staunchly conservative and interpreted the constitution closely. He was also notoriously anti-abortion, pro-death penalty and anti-affirmative action. Just weeks before […]
African-American voters expect their presidential candidate to at least talk about the issues that face our community. Unfortunately, we are not hearing much from Democratic presidential candidates, and absolutely nothing of substance from the Republican candidates. If the African-American vote is so precious and sought after, why aren’t presidential candidates using these issues as an opportunity to connect with […]
The Supreme Court will decide if President Obama has the authority to halt the deportation of up to 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.
As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his final State of the Union Address on Tuesday evening, NewsOne reflects on some of his past speeches.