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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)
Mar 21 2022
A majority of Americans believe that the Senate should confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court and say it is important to have a black woman on the high court to reflect the country’s diversity, according to a new poll out Monday.
The Monmouth University survey found that 55 percent of respondents say Jackson should be confirmed, 21 percent disagree and 24 percent sayNew York Post (News)
Mar 23 2022
ON TUESDAY, the second day of Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Senate confirmation hearings, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, asked the esteemed jurist whether she believed that “babies are racist.”
It was a low point that came early on in the contemptible GOP questioning.
Cruz displayed large printouts from a children’s book, “Antiracist Baby” by Ibram X. Kendi, whichThe Intercept
Mar 21 2022
If confirmed as its first Black woman justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson would add not only racial and gender diversity to the U.S. Supreme Court but would also bring a varied legal background including a stint representing low-income criminal defendants.
Jackson, 51, served early in her career as a Supreme Court clerk for Justice Stephen Breyer, whose retirement announced in JanuaryReuters
Mar 22 2022
US President Joe Biden's Supreme Court pick is taking questions on her career and record from lawmakers on a key Senate panel over the next two days.
If the 22-member Judiciary Committee advances Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination, she will be considered by a vote of the full 100-member Senate.
If confirmed, she would replace liberal Justice Stephen Breyer when he retires at theBBC News
Feb 25 2022
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican, offered his "praise" to Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, to whom he is related by marriage, in a tweet Friday.
While they are politically at odds, the former Republican politician vouched for Jackson's character after she was nominated to become the first black female justice by President Joe Biden on Friday.Washington Examiner
Mar 21 2022
Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson began Monday amid scrutiny of her judicial record from the political right.
Jackson, 51, was nominated for the lifetime role by President Joe Biden to replace liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, who plans to retire at the end of the current term. She and senators will make opening statements Monday on theCNN (Online News) Reuters Fox News (Online News)
Mar 25 2022
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Friday morning that he would vote in favor of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
Manchin’s support nearly guarantees Jackson’s eventual appointment, since no Senate Democrat has opposed the nomination and filibusters are not allowed on judicial confirmations. In a statement posted to Twitter, Manchin said he had met with Jackson andCNBC Fox News (Online News) NPR (Online News)
Apr 04 2022
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's historic nomination to be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court moved one step closer Monday afternoon.
The 22-member Senate Judiciary Committee, which is evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, voted along party lines for an 11-11 tie, rather than offering a "favorable" or "unfavorable" recommendation.
Though the tie vote adds aUSA TODAY
Apr 06 2022
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was already held in favorable regard by the American public before the Supreme Court nominee sat for Senate confirmation hearings. But her popularity grew even more after the hearings, thanks to a tag team of Republicans who sought to portray her as soft on child pornography criminals, uncertain about the definition of a woman, and a fan of critical race theory.Daily Beast