Senate veteran returns to action as Supreme Court Sherpa

US Judge Brett Kavanaugh speaks after being nominated by US President Donald Trump

US Judge Brett Kavanaugh speaks after being nominated by US President Donald Trump

Davidson College Associate Professor Andrew O'Geen is an expert on the dynamics of the Supreme Court, including the cooperative behavior of justices, the judicial review of federal laws and the dynamics of the Court's issue agenda.

"One of the Senate's highest constitutional responsibilities is to provide advice and consent on nominations to the Supreme Court, and I look forward to the Senate fulfilling this critical duty through a fair and thorough confirmation process". A simple majority is required.

Most importantly.I intend to hear from West Virginians. So, moving the median to the right will shift the ideological position of the majority coalition on many cases.

The White House meanwhile has leaned on them, with Trump meeting separately with the two shortly after Kennedy's resignation announcement.

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"He's devoted his life to public service", Shah continued. As Presidents Clinton and Bush have suggested, the executive branch and the Senate should work together on ground rules that would apply regardless of the President's party or who controls the Senate. But after serving in the administration of President George W. Bush, Kavanaugh's opinion changed.

Trump's choice was met with predictable reactions from Republicans and Democrats.

Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called him a "candidate worthy of the Senate's consideration". Four states - North Dakota, South Dakota, Mississippi, and Louisiana - would automatically ban abortions.

Did Schumer and Pelosi really think Trump was going to nominate a moderate? His legal opinions are unusually accessible. "For the time being, we have to trust President Trump's judgment - a benefit of the doubt that, based on his previous nominees, he's earned". They say Trump might be accused of a crime.

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Her daughter Olympia was born in September but Williams then underwent emergency surgery to prevent life-threatening blood clots. By the time she flubbed a backhand while falling behind 5-1 in the second, she dropped her racket and screamed.

In Wednesday's podcast, Fallon said he believes Kaine is "one of the most honorable men in politics" but disagrees with his approach to Kavanaugh's nomination. He described how his mother went on to earn a law degree, become a prosecutor and a judge. The groups sent Palin to Alabama previous year to support Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

If confirmed, his relatively modest means would rank him in the lower tier in personal finances among members of court.

Kavanaugh, a federal appellate court judge in Washington, D.C., dissented in a recent ruling that allowed a 17-year-old detainee in an immigration facility to obtain an abortion.

According to analysis by, there have been five Supreme Court vacancies within 150 days of a midterm election since 1950. Susan Shand adapted it for VOA Learning English.

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Curiously, an Argentine was also in charge of officiating duties the last time that France made the World Cup final. Mario Mandzukic grabbed the decisive goal in the second period of additional time.

VOA's Steve Herman reported this story. Mario Ritter was the editor.

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