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Legal Wrap: Progressive Groups Increase Pressure on Judicial Nominations

Will Senate Democrats respond to calls to block the nomination of Michael Boggs (above) to the federal bench?

Will Senate Democrats respond to calls to block the nomination of Michael Boggs to the federal bench?

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Clarence Thomas Federalist Society Appearance Sparks Renewed Calls for Supreme Court Ethics Reform

Justice Clarence Thomas' (pictured above) actions have once again raised questions about unethical conduct of judges after he appeared at a $200-a-plate black-tie fundraising dinner for the Federalist Society, a conservative legal advocacy organization funded in part by the Koch brothers.

Justice Thomas’ actions have once again raised questions about unethical conduct of judges after he appeared at a $200-a-plate black-tie fundraising dinner for the Federalist Society, a conservative legal advocacy organization funded in part by the Koch brothers.

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Thomas: Courts Shouldn’t Make Decisions On Abortion

Good to know that one of the votes on the Supreme Court doesn’t believe the court should be involved.

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WaPo’s Richard Cohen Reveals How Even Smart Men Can Be Really Dense

What is it about otherwise highly educated and articulate men (a description not to be equated with my agreement on positions taken by said men) that leads them to excuse at all costs the poor and sometimes outrageous behavior by other men toward women?

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Sotomayor, Obama, and Empathy

Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor is the latest event in an interesting conflict between the President and conservatives. As a candidate, Obama was diplomatic, and as a President, he is adept at articulating and advancing policy without incensing opponents.

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VIDEO: The Gibson Interview: Palin on Roe v. Wade

Charlie Gibson asks the predictable questions and gets the predictable answers on abortion. But what’s the reality beyond the talking points?

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