Senators will vote soon on whether to confirm Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. Her record is unusually slim for a Supreme Court nominee, and her confirmation hearings revealed little more about her approach to the law.
Yet there are red flags in her record. Kagan has demonstrated a disregard for those laws and constitutional rights she disagrees with, from the…
When questioned about the possibility of prosecuting Bush
administration officials, President Obama has repeatedly claimed
that he wants to look forward, not backward. Yet his spokesman said
Monday's decision by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to reopen
the investigation of CIA interrogators was made solely by the
If the White House is…
Tomorrow, the Senate begins confirmation hearings for Sonia
Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court. Lawmakers have a duty
to ask tough questions and to seek real answers before confirming
her to the highest court in the land.
Throughout her career, Judge Sotomayor has made statements and
issued decisions that raise grave concerns about her impartiality,
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