U.S. Supreme Court

Senator Merkley Vows To Filibuster SCOTUS Nominee

Jan 31, 2017
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Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley says he’ll filibuster President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee — no matter who it is. Merkley says that the Senate abrogated its responsibility last year by not considering President Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland. 

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Washington state abortion rights groups are praising the U.S. Supreme Court's latest abortion ruling.

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Barry Massey was the youngest person sentenced to life in prison without parole in the United States. Now he will go free.