Pat Toomey

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said nominating the Supreme Court justice to replace Antonin Scalia should fall to the next president. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
    February 16, 2016  

    WASHINGTON — 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 Scalia’s death. Democrats looking to reclaim the Senate majority immediately accused them of putting politics ahead of their constitutional responsibility. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2013  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks talk to Jeffrey Brown about the Boston Marathon attack and the ensuing city-wide lockdown while authorities conducted a manhunt. They also discuss the politics and political consequences behind the failed gun legislation, and whether it can be revived. Continue reading