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Thousands of Masked Women Hit the Streets

'We are the hell and high water,' an activist says

(Newser) - Thousands of mostly young women in masks rallied Saturday in the nation's capital and other US cities, exhorting voters to oppose President Trump and his fellow Republican candidates in the Nov. 3 elections, the AP reports. The latest of rallies that began with a massive women’s march the...

On Court Packing, Biden Echoes RBG's Words

Finally addressing the topic, he says he's 'not a fan'

(Newser) - Joe Biden has finally responded to weeks of speculation that Democrats could expand the Supreme Court to more than nine justices if they win the Senate and White House come November, saying he is "not a fan" of the idea. "I've already spoken on—I'm not...

Retailer's RBG 'Dissent Collar' Is Back, With a New Name

Banana Republic has already sold out of 'Notorious Necklaces,' but it's working on getting more

(Newser) - In 2012, Banana Republic bestowed a special gift upon Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Women of the Year Awards gala hosted by Glamour: a crystal necklace that she could wear with her black robe as one of her signature "statement" collars. "This is my dissenting...

New SCOTUS Term Starts Quietly, but That Could Change

The term is so far short on high-profile cases, but perhaps not for long

(Newser) - The Supreme Court began its new term Monday with a remembrance of "a dear friend and a treasured colleague," the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Chief Justice John Roberts paid tribute to Ginsburg as the court resumed its work via telephone because of the coronavirus pandemic. Roberts said...

RBG Buried at Arlington

In private ceremony, she was laid to rest next to husband

(Newser) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been buried in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Ginsburg was laid to rest Tuesday beside her husband and near some of her former colleagues on the court, the AP reports. Washington last week honored the 87-year-old Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18,...

After SCOTUS Nom, GOP Sells 'Notorious ACB' Shirts

Republicans capitalize on RBG's nickname

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg hasn't yet been laid to rest , but the GOP is already capitalizing on her nickname. Within minutes of President Trump nominating Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, the National Republican Senatorial Committee was already selling "Notorious ACB" shirts—a play on,...

Trump: Barrett 'Will Defend Your God-Given Rights'

President holds rally in Pennsylvania on eve of SCOTUS announcement

(Newser) - President Trump celebrated the nomination of his third Supreme Court justice on Saturday night with a raucous campaign rally in Harrisburg, Pa., that he launched by mentioning Judge Amy Coney Barrett beneath a screen that read "fill that seat." CBS News notes that's the latest chant to...

Sources: Trump Has Settled On a Name for His 3rd Justice

Amy Coney Barrett reportedly will be nominated to fill RBG's Supreme Court seat

(Newser) - It appears that President Trump has his new Supreme Court nominee. The Washington Post , Politico , the New York Times , and Axios all report that sources are pointing to federal appeals court judge Amy Coney Barrett as Trump's pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a move that would significantly push...

A Fitting Tribute to RBG: Pushups

Trainer Bryant Johnson brings an apparent first to US Capitol

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first woman and Jewish-American to lie in state at the US Capitol on Friday. Then came another apparent first—from the late justice's personal trainer . As he approached the coffin shortly after 10:30am, Bryant Johnson slowly dropped to the ground and did three...

RBG Is Still Making History

Late Supreme Court justice is first woman to lie in state at US Capitol

(Newser) - Capping days of commemorations of her extraordinary life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday becomes the first woman in American history to lie in state in the US Capitol, per the AP . Ginsburg, who died last week at age 87, also will be the first Jewish-American to lie...

Trump Pays Respects to RBG, and Critics Boo Loudly

Chants of 'vote him out!' could be heard

(Newser) - President Trump and first lady Melania paid their respects at the casket of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday at the Supreme Court, and the president's critics made their feelings about him clear during the moment. Loud boos and chants of "vote him out!" and "honor her...

Justices Meet for First Time in 6 Months—to Mourn

Thousands of others will pay their respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg in DC

(Newser) - With crowds of admirers swelling outside, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family, colleagues, and friends as a prophet for justice who persevered against long odds to become an American icon. The court’s eight justices, masked along with everyone else because...

Romney's Decision All but Seals the Deal for Court Pick

Republican supports moving forward on a nominee

(Newser) - Democrats' chances of stopping the confirmation of a Supreme Court nominee before Election Day all but disappeared on Tuesday with an announcement from Mitt Romney. The Utah Republican says he supports moving forward with President Trump's soon-to-be-announced nominee, reports Axios . Romney was seen as a possible "no" vote...

Graham's Flip-Flop May Help Save His Seat

Rival calls him a hypocrite over court vote, but move could win over conservative SC voters

(Newser) - It's looking more likely by the day that Mitch McConnell will have enough Republican votes to confirm a Supreme Court nominee before the election. And one of the senators falling in line, Lindsey Graham, remains unapologetic about changing his mind on holding such a vote. While his critics are...

Cory Gardner Reveals His Vote on Trump's SCOTUS Pick

Senator will vote to confirm, he announces

(Newser) - Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, one of the Republicans who had been seen as a possible flip in the party's push to get a new Supreme Court justice confirmed, won't flip. "When a president exercises constitutional authority to name a judge for the Supreme Court vacancy, the...

If GOP SCOTUS Plan Works, Democrats Should Act in Kind

Time for them to play 'constitutional hardball'

(Newser) - The Supreme Court is now Ruthless—and Democrats should be the same way if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell manages to "get a midnight Trump nominee to the Supreme Court confirmed" and Democrats take both the White House and Senate, writes Scott Lemiuex at NBC News . Lemiuex, a political...

Cory Gardner in Spotlight Over Senate SCOTUS Vote

Colorado senator seen as a possible no vote on successor before Election Day

(Newser) - Mitch McConnell already had two GOP senators say they don't think the Senate should vote on Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor before Election Day. And Republicans have only a three-vote majority over Democrats, meaning McConnell wants no more defections. So who might flip? The New York Times has Colorado'...

Trump Suggests RBG's Dying Wish Was a Hoax

He suspects 'shifty Schiff' was behind it

(Newser) - President Trump is questioning whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg made a dying wish about her successor. Trump told Fox & Friends Monday that he suspected the wish Ginsburg reportedly dictated to granddaughter Clara Spera had been cooked up by congressional Democrats, Politico reports. "I don't know that she said...

Capitol Will Give RBG a Rare Honor

She will be 2nd justice to lie in state there

(Newser) - The body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court this week, with arrangements to allow for public viewing despite the coronavirus pandemic, the court said Monday. Ginsburg’s casket will be on public view Wednesday and Thursday under the portico at the top of...

Florida Connection Improves Odds of One Court Contender

President says his pick might come Friday or Saturday

(Newser) - President Trump told Fox News on Monday that he expects to name his choice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday or Saturday, reports the Hill . Trump says he has five names on his short list, though he did not say who they were. One leading contender is thought to...

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