Monday, May 29, 2017

Neil Gorsuch

In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen prepares to speak at the Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

BY VIVIAN SALAMA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday named 10 judges and other law professionals it plans to nominate for key posts as President Donald Trump works to place more conservatives on the nation’s federal courts. White ...
In this April 10, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump watches as Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy administers the judicial oath to Judge Neil Gorsuch during a re-enactment in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have put President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they’re now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships — and reshape some of the nation’s highest courts. ...
In this March 22, 2017 file photo, then-Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t shy Monday about making his voice heard as he took his seat on the bench for the first time to hear arguments. The new justice took less than 15 minutes before ...
In this photo taken Jan. 26, 2016, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week hearing Supreme Court arguments features a case that's giving school choice advocates hope for an easier use of public money for private, religious schools in dozens of states. (Annaliese Nurnberg/Missourian via AP)

BY MARK SHERMAN and MARIA DANILOVA WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Neil Gorsuch’s first week on the Supreme Court bench features an important case about the separation of church and state that has its roots on a Midwestern church playground. The ...
In this photo provided by the Public Information Office Supreme Court of the U.S., Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., and fellow justices watch as Neil Gorsuch signs the Constitutional Oath after Roberts administered the Constitutional Oath in a private ceremony, Monday, April 10, 2017, in the Justices' Conference Room at the Supreme Court in Washington. (Franz Jantzen/Public Information Office Supreme Court of the U.S. via AP)

BY JESSICA GRESKO WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you keep a new Supreme Court justice’s head from getting too big? Start by making him take notes and answer the door at the justices’ private meetings. Then, remind him he speaks ...
President Donald Trump watches as Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy administers the judicial oath to Judge Neil Gorsuch during a re-enactment in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY SAM HANANEL and VIVIAN SALAMA WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised new Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch during a White House swearing-in ceremony on Monday as a jurist who will rule “not on his personal preferences but based ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, about the struggle to move Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch toward a final up-or-down vote on the Senate floor. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

BY ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is claiming he has the votes necessary to thwart a planned Democratic filibuster of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, as a showdown draws near that could change the ...
In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

BY ERICA WERNER and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. Majority Leader ...
In this Jan. 28, 2016 file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator facing a tough re-election is warning her party there is a political risk in voting to block President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, who says she ...
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, center, listens as the committee's ranking member, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. requests a one week postponement for the panel to vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, as she displays a list of appointments made during presidential election years, Monday, March 27, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

BY KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — A showdown loomed over President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Tuesday as the number of Democrats opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch grew to more than 25. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Gorsuch would be ...
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