Trump vows to appoint a woman to Supreme Court as vacancy re-energizes his political prospects
Hoping to shift the public's attention from his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump quickly moved to make the new Supreme Court vacancy a central issue in his reelection campaign, announcing Saturday he would name a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg next week "and it will be a woman."
Analysis: Trump's race-baiting might come at a cost to his economy
President Donald Trump's increasingly naked race-baiting heading into the final stretch of the 2020 campaign suggests he shares the consensus explanation for his grip on White working-class voters: it's about their racial resentments, not their economic anxieties.
The Premiers want more money, but will they get it?
News/Politics: Money, money, money. If there's one thing a group of premiers can get on the same page about, it's asking the federal government for more money. Their ask in this case is also not a new one; an increase to the Canada Health Transfer, but will they get it?
Miss. Supreme Court says voters with coronavirus vulnerability don't automatically qualify for absentee ballots
Mississippi voters more vulnerable to the coronavirus because of preexisting conditions don't necessarily qualify to cast an absentee ballot, the state's Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Women's rights hang in the balance in Afghanistan — along with its chance for peace
News/Politics: Observers say they're seeing a new openness to the idea of women's rights in peace talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban — and they're suggesting western nations stay out of the way for now.
Senate Dems open to pushing for additional Supreme Court seats if they take majority
Senate Democrats are indicating that they may push legislation to expand the Supreme Court by adding additional seats to retaliate against Republicans if they succeed in confirming President Donald Trump's pick to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat.
Leaders from both parties under fire for previous statements about SCOTUS nominations
In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, Republican and Democratic leaders are facing fresh scrutiny for stances they took regarding Supreme Court nominations in 2016 and 2020.