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Mar 25 2022
Manchin Backs Ketanji Brown Jackson Nomination
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)
Mar 25 2022
Sen. Joe Manchin will vote for Supreme Court pick Ketanji Brown Jackson, boosting her confirmation chances
Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday that he will vote for Ketanji Brown Jackson to become the next Supreme Court justice, all but ensuring she will become the first Black woman to sit on the top U.S. court.
“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 forCNBC
Mar 22 2022
Does Ketanji Brown Jackson Think Babies Are Racist And Other Not Exactly On Point Questions From The US Senate
The second day of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings focused as much on broad political grievances and the culture wars as it did on Brown as an individual.
Topics ranging from Sept. 11 to racist babies were invoked by Republicans as they attempted to tie Jackson to left-wing activist movements, while Democrats lauded her as a fair-minded and impartial judge.BuzzFeed News
Jun 30 2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in on Thursday afternoon, replacing Justice Stephen Breyer, who retired the same day.
Jackson will likely not change the court’s 6-3 conservative majority. Jackson’s arrival on the court came shortly after a series of controversial rulings, including overturning Roe v. Wade; Breyer had joined the other two liberal justices in aNew York Times (News) Washington Examiner CNBC
Apr 07 2022
Senate Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court
The Senate voted 53-47 to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Jackson, 51, will become the first black woman to serve on the highest court in the country.
Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) joined all 50 Democratic senators to vote in favor of confirmation, with every other Republican senator voting against. Jackson will beWashington Examiner Washington Post Reuters
May 20 2023
See 16 photos of Cleveland Browns legend Jim Brown as an activist
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Around the same time as Jim Brown announced his retirement from the NFL, he told Sports Illustrated he wanted to have a hand in the struggle that was taking place in America. Brown, who died Thursday night at age 87, had already helped form the Black Industrial Economic Union (then called the Negro Industrial Economic Union), a group that believed economic development wasCleveland Plain Dealer
May 16 2023
Jackson named WVUP president
PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University at Parkersburg has named its new president. The school’s Board of Governors voted Tuesday to name Torie Jackson as the new president of the university. The board’s vote brought cheers and applause from some of the over 40 people who attended the meeting. Some even threw confetti as Board President Steven Hardman brought her into the board room andThe Parkersburg News and Sentinal
Feb 25 2022
Biden Picks Ketanji Brown Jackson as his Supreme Court Nominee
President Joe Biden has selected Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his pick to fill the Supreme Court seat that will be vacated by Justice Stephen Breyer at the end of the term this summer. If she is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, which is split 50-50 along party lines, she will be the first black woman on the high court's bench. Her nomination, once sent to the Senate, will be considered by theAssociated Press Fact Check The Hill Washington Examiner
May 28 2023
DeAndre Hopkins Makes Feelings Known on Joining Browns
Former Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is open to the idea of landing with the Cleveland Browns, although it may still be a longshot. Hopkins was released by the Cardinals on May 26, bringing an end to his three-year stay with the team. The Cardinals had tried to find a trade partner for Hopkins but his hefty preexisting deal made it hard to find teams willing to make a move.Heavy.com
May 30 2023
Deshaun Watson would ‘love’ reunion with DeAndre Hopkins on Browns
Deshaun Watson would fancy a reunion with DeAndre Hopkins in Cleveland. Watson spoke to reporters at a Browns charity event on Tuesday and seemed to acknowledge he has lobbied the Browns to make a run at the free-agent wide receiver. “That’s kind of out of my range of things,” Watson said, according to ESPN. “All I can do is make a call and see what happens.” Hopkins, 30, was stunninglyNew York Post (News)