Replacing RBG: In looming Senate battle, both sides race to the brink
Think politics and fairness belong in the same sphere? Our reporters look at how hardball tactics may be putting party over country in the Supreme Court succession battle.
The battle to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court is shaping up to be a defining moment in politics – a titanic struggle that could shift a presidential election and produce enormous policy consequences, while straining the limits of American constitutional democracy.
Much depends on how the Senate’s “advice and consent” confirmation process plays out. Majority Leader...