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Political games over Supreme Court

Republicans in favor of putting off consideration of a Supreme Court nominee during an election year have focused on an unexpected ally: Joe Biden,...

Scalia fight violates nomination norms

The history of Supreme Court nominations is dominated by tales of picks the Senate debated and approved with little angst. President Barack Obama's upcoming...

Obama to Republicans: ‘Do your job’

President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence for the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to...

Republicans: ‘We are, therefore we block’

Senate Republicans united behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama's successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin...

Could GOP tactics help Dems recapture Senate?

A Supreme Court nomination battle that was ignited on Saturday with the death of Justice Antonin Scalia has given Democrats an explosive new issue...

Obama’s problem with Court nomination

For most presidents, choosing a Supreme Court nominee is a puzzle. For President Barack Obama, the chance to pick a successor to Justice Antonin...

Court vacancy heats up Presidential race

The presidential election just got real. The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia — and the immediate declaration from Republicans that the next...

Scalia’s death creates problems

The Supreme Court abhors even numbers. But that's just what the court will have to deal with, perhaps for many months, after the death...

Antonin Scalia: Always opinionated

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not. He was a big personality who rather enjoyed the spotlight, and...

Obama to name Scalia’s successor in ‘due time’

President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia,...