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Mar 06 2022
The Fox News host Tucker Carlson briefly went to a Swiss boarding school before reportedly being kicked out. He went on to graduate from Trinity College. In a 1991 yearbook entry, he described himself as being part of the “Dan White Society,” an apparent allusion to the homophobe who killed San Francisco’s mayor, George Moscone, and supervisor Harvey Milk, California’s first openly gay electedCharles Blow
Feb 25 2022
President Joe Biden will nominate federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Friday to replace Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, which would make her the first black woman on the high court's bench should she be confirmed by the Senate.
Breyer announced his retirement last month after 28 years on the Supreme Court, effective when the current term ends this summer. That paved theWashington Examiner
Apr 07 2022
The Senate voted 53-47 on Thursday to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson as the newest Supreme Court justice, making her the first black woman to be a member of the nine-judge panel.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pledged to hold the confirmation vote ahead of lawmakers’ two-week recess that begins Friday. The process moved forward on Tuesday after the Senate approved a proceduralWashington Examiner
Jun 29 2022
Justice Stephen Breyer will officially retire from the Supreme Court on Thursday at noon, he told President Biden in a letter, bringing his nearly 28-year tenure on the court to an end and paving the way for Ketanji Brown Jackson to take his place on the bench.
Breyer, 83, is leaving the Supreme Court at the end of a term that has seen no shortage of blockbuster cases, the mostCBS News (Online)
Apr 06 2022
Georgia U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene has labeled three fellow Republicans who may vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's appointment to the Supreme Court as "pro-pedophile."
Republican Senators Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Mitt Romney of Utah joined Democrats in voting to force Jackson's nomination out of the deadlocked Senate JudiciaryNewsweek
May 04 2022
Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield suggested on Tuesday — without evidence or logic — that future Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson may be responsible for the leak of a draft ruling that would dismantle abortion rights.
There’s one very big problem with this theory: Jackson isn’t on the Supreme Court yet.
Nor was she on the court when it heard arguments in the case overHuffPost
Mar 28 2022
During Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing this week, Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn claimed Jackson “consistently called for greater freedom for hardened criminals.” More specifically, Blackburn, of Tennessee, said: “At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. You advocated—again I quote—‘for each and every criminal defendant in D.C. Department of Corrections custodyThe Dispatch Fact Check
Mar 25 2022
Sen. Joe Manchin Friday said that he will support Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court, as the nominee inches closer to confirmation.
"After meeting with her, considering her record, and closely monitoring her testimony and questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, I have determined I intend to vote for her nomination to serve on the Supreme Court,"Fox News (Online News)
Mar 25 2022
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced on Friday that he plans to vote for President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, a move that all but guarantees she will be confirmed.
In a statement outlining his decision, Manchin said, "I met with Judge Jackson and evaluated her qualifications to be a Supreme Court Justice. After meeting with her, consideringCNN (Online News)
Jun 30 2022
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer retired on Thursday, paving way for his successor, Ketanji Brown Jackson, to be sworn in as the 116th justice on the high court and the first black woman to sit on the nine-member bench.
Jackson, 51, received two oaths during a ceremony in the West Conference Room, the first with Chief Justice John Roberts administering the Constitutional Oath,Washington Examiner