Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, a centrist who's seen as a potential swing vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, supports abortion rights and has vowed to oppose any nominee who has "demonstrated hostility" to Roe v. Wade.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Kavanaugh's approach to judging leads some scholars and activists to believe he is unlikely to echo Kennedy's votes on LGBTQ issues.
By Mark Sherman, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
What happened after Justice Sandra Day O'Connor left and Justice Samuel Alito Jr. took her seat is a window into why filling the Kennedy seat will be a high-stakes battle.
By Marcia Coyle
As Trump weighs his options, he has heard from Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who has expressed reservations about one top potential nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, according to a person familiar with the call but not authorized to publicly disclose details of…
By Catherine Lucey, Ken Thomas, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
By Hope Yen, Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key vote on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, said Sunday she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Instead of celebrating the potential reversal of the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade publicly, some evangelical leaders are downplaying their fortune on an issue that has defined their movement for decades.
By Catherine Lucey, Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Trump has promised to draw the next justice from a list of 25 prospective candidates that was first established during the 2016 presidential campaign and updated last fall. That list includes six women.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
The Republican game plan for selecting the next member of the Supreme Court was ready to go even before longtime Justice Anthony Kennedy made his retirement announcement this week.
By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
All sides quickly mobilized Wednesday after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy — a singular voice on the court whose votes have decided issues on abortion, affirmative action, gay rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights — sent shockwaves through Washington…
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