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Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, the death toll rose to 53 in San Antonio, Texas, after migrants were found in an abandoned truck, the Supreme Court allows an Army veteran to sue Texas over claim that burn pits in Iraq…
Party-line fights on Capitol Hill are as old as the republic, and they routinely escalate as elections approach. Yet three events from a notable week illustrate how Congress’ near- and long-term paths point toward intensifying partisanship.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including Ketanji Brown Jackson's historic confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court and states’ efforts to install restrictive new…
By Geoff Bennett, Kyle Midura
Tearfully embracing a history-making moment, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said Friday her confirmation as the first Black woman to the Supreme Court showed the progress of America, declaring, ″We’ve made it — all of us."…
By Amna Nawaz, Tommy Walters
In a historic first, the Senate Thursday narrowly confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to become the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. Three Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting for Jackson. LaDoris Cordell, who became the first Black…
By Nicole Ellis, News Desk, Kenichi Serino
“This is a bit of an unprecedented situation, according to Supreme Court historians, in that she has a long wait," PBS NewsHour National Correspondent John Yang said.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Senate has confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, shattering a historic barrier by securing her place as the first Black female justice and giving President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his effort to diversify the court.
By News Desk
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., spoke in support of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on April 7 during her Senate confirmation vote. Leahy cited her education and judicial experience, as well as the diversity she’d bring to the court, as…
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