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Trump’s Supreme Court pick: What does his shortlist say about diversity?

2017-02-01 13:16:14
All eight justices on the Supreme Court attended either Harvard or Yale Law School. All were either born or spent much of their lives in the northeast or California. And none are evangelical Christians or Protestants, which comprise nearly half of the American public. President Trump’s nomination to fill the vacancy on the court left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death could change that. Of...
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Quiénes son los candidatos de Donald Trump para completar la Corte Suprema

2017-02-01 13:16:15
EEUU Quiénes son los candidatos de Donald Trump para completar la Corte Suprema El presidente de EEUU anunció que dará a conocer este jueves el nombre del nominado para reemplazar al fallecido magistrado Antonin Scalia en el máximo tribunal de justicia del país 29 de enero de 2017 Durante casi un año, la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos ha permanecido con 8 miembros y el nombramiento de un...
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Trump, Congress, governors all play role in historically black college community’s future

2017-02-01 13:16:16
Write a letter to the editor Here is an educational fact that probably isn’t discussed much outside the academic world: Most historically black colleges and universities, such as Jackson (Miss.) State and Alabama State, are in southern states, meaning a vast sea of red for congressional districts on the electoral map. In many of those states, Republicans control the governorships as well as...
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Mike Lee: Senate Will Confirm Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

2017-02-01 13:16:17
In case you hadn't noticed yet, but the Trump team doesn't leak. That said, what's with this unseemly push of Gorsuch? I have nothing against Neil, but I have learned to instinctively distrust anything Bush.
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President Trump intends to announce his Supreme Court pick Thursday

2017-02-01 13:16:20
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he intends to announce his nominee for the Supreme Court on Thursday, Feb. 2, and three federal appeals court judges are said to be the front-runners to fill the lifetime seat held by the late Justice Antonin Scalia, a conservative icon. The leading contenders, who have met with Trump, are William Pryor, Neil Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman, according...
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Elizabeth Warren says she'll vote against Betsy DeVos

2017-02-01 13:16:15
BOSTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she’ll vote against Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary. The Massachusetts Democrat said Friday it’s “hard to imagine a less qualified or more dangerous person to be entrusted both with our country’s education policy and with a trillion-dollar student loan program.” Warren says DeVos — an advocate for...
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Senator ‘Very Confident’ Trump Will Get His SCOTUS Pick

2017-02-01 13:16:16
Pinterest Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee – whoever that is – will have absolutely no problem getting confirmed, Sen. Mike Lee told a group of libertarian donors this weekend. The Utah Republican – who is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee – has seen the short list for President Trump’s pick and he said it is a “fantastic list.” “I’m very confident that...
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Kellyanne Conway on President Trump's ambitious agenda; Sen. Dick Durbin on opposing President Trump

2017-02-01 13:16:16
Kellyanne Conway on President Trump's ambitious agenda; Sen. Dick Durbin on opposing President Trump Published January 29, 2017 This is a rush transcript from "Fox News Sunday," January 29, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. CHRIS WALLACE, FOX NEWS ANCHOR: I’m Chris Wallace. Federal judges temporarily blocked part of President Trump's travel ban on people...
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Democrats should do everything they can to stop one of Trump's Supreme Court nominees

2017-02-01 13:16:19
Alabama Attorney General’s Office/Getty Images Donald Trump’s Supreme Court shortlist has reportedly been whittled down to three judges currently serving on federal appeals courts: Neil Gorsuch, Thomas Hardiman, and William Pryor. All three are staunch conservatives, but there are critical variations among the men. Gorsuch is a conservative with the libertarian instincts of the late...
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Edmonia Lewis: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

2017-02-01 13:16:20
To kick off Black History Month, Google has chosen to celebrate the first internationally renowned African-American sculptor. Edmonia Lewis is honored by the search engine on February 1. Lewis, who was of African and Native American heritage, was born in New York in 1844 but lived most of her professional life in Europe, settling in Rome. Until her teenage years, Lewis went by the Native...
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