WASHINGTON -- The history of Supreme Court nominations is dominated by tales of picks the Senate debated and approved with little angst. President Barack Obama's upcoming effort to fill the vacancy created by Antonin Scalia's death doesn't seem to be…
Thousands of mourners paid their respects in Washington D.C. on Saturday to remember the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who died last week.
By Associated Press
Ted Cruz has taken time away from campaigning in South Carolina to attend the funeral Mass in Washington for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press and Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
One of Scalia's nine children, the Rev. Paul Scalia, was to lead the Mass on Saturday at the nation's largest Roman Catholic church, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It can hold at least 3,500 people.
By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
The sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has complicated the fate of many major cases before the Supreme Court this term. But few issues face as much turmoil going forward as women’s reproductive rights.
By Daniel Bush
Republican leaders have spent the last week arguing that Justice Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court seat should be filled after the American people elect a new president. On Friday, voters had a chance to weigh in as the court opened its…
By Mark Sherman and Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Bidding farewell to their longtime colleague, the eight remaining Supreme Court justices joined family members, former law clerks and members of the public Friday in paying their respects to Antonin Scalia in a tradition-laden, solemn day at the…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is looking for a Supreme Court nominee with past Republican support, Vice President Joe Biden said, offering some of the first indications of the White House criteria in trying to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court has managed to function effectively at less than its full nine-member strength for two extended periods in the past 50 years. The question now is whether the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in the middle of the…
By Darlene Superville and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence to the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. A key Republican is leaving the…
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