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Dick Durbin slams Roberts for failing to make sure SCOTUS doesn't have the 'lowest ethical standards'

"I'm sorry to see Chief Justice Roberts end the term without taking action on the ethical issues pl…

Brent D. Griffiths   


John L. Dorman   


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Dick Durbin said calls to impeach Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas are 'not realistic'

"I would think that Justice Thomas should recuse himself from any decisions that relate to the Janu…

John L. Dorman   


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The Senate just announced a hearing 'to explore the grim reality of a post-Roe America' as the Supreme Court revokes abortion rights

"Millions of Americans are waking up in a country where they have fewer rights than their parents a…

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Uvalde native Matthew McConaughey presses senators for action on gun safety

McConaughey has made his case directly to top lawmakers as Congress weighs legislative action in th…

Brent D. Griffiths   


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6 major takeaways from Ketanji Brown Jackson's historic Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Democrats praised Jackson's nomination and judicial record, while Republicans aired past grievances…

Oma Seddiq,Sonam Sheth   


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Sen. Ted Cruz repeatedly defies Sen. Dick Durbin's pleas to stop questioning Ketanji Brown Jackson after his time expired

"You can bang it as loud as you want," Cruz said after a visibly frustrated Durbin hit his gavel tw…

Oma Seddiq   


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Sen. Lindsey Graham interrupted SCOTUS nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson so many times that Sen. Dick Durbin intervened to let her speak

"She's had nothing to do with the Kavanaugh hearings," Durbin told Graham after he asked Ketanji Br…

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Oma Seddiq   


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Durbin swats back at Josh Hawley over attacks on Ketanji Brown Jackson's record on sex offenders, even using the National Review to make his point

Durbin quoted a conservative publication that called Hawley's attack "meritless to the point of dem…

Brent D. Griffiths,Oma Seddiq   


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The embattled Trump-era head of federal prisons is stepping down under political pressure

Michael Carvajal, a Trump-era head of the Bureau of Prisons, is stepping down. Democrats have calle…

C. Ryan Barber   


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C. Ryan Barber   


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Top Democrat calls on Biden administration to fire the Trump-era head of federal prisons, citing inmate abuse and the death of Jeffrey Epstein

Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois said Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal has "shown no intenti…

Charles Davis   


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Democrats reveal their criticisms and frustrations with Biden's attorney general Merrick Garland

Biden allies tell Insider they're growing frustrated with Attorney General Merrick Garland's judge-…

C. Ryan Barber   


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Top Democrat Dick Durbin says Senate won't discuss gun control measures until after holiday weekend

Sen. Chuck Schumer also blamed Republican colleagues for being "unwilling to do what it takes to ke…

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Top Democrat compares GOP voting not to fund the government or raise the debt ceiling to running out of a restaurant without paying

Democrats say that in refusing to agree to a debt-ceiling increase, Republicans are refusing to pay…

Tom Porter