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Dec 12

Tracking Judicial Appointments

Federal judges serve long after the appointing president leaves office, interpreting what the Constitution and statutes mean and deciding cases involving the most important issues of our time. The Judicial Appointment Tracker provides the accurate and reliable data necessary to monitor and evaluate the process for appointing judges to the federal bench.

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Dec 12

SCOTUS 101: Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court

The Daily Caller's Kevin Daley joins Elizabeth Slattery to break down recent opinions, orders, and oral argument in the fifth Obamacare case at the Supreme Court. Elizabeth also chats with Judge Stephanos Bibas of the 3rd Circuit about the best way to eat a Philly Cheesesteak. 

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Dec 10

Speeding Toward Impeachment in the Absence of Facts

"Believing something, even fervently, does not make it true. Repeating it, even endlessly, does not make it true. To make the charge stick, the impeachment inquiry must produce actual evidence for Mr. Trump’s specific, nefarious, impeachable intent to make Ukraine interfere in the 2020 presidential election. So far at least, it has failed to do so," writes Heritage's Thomas Jipping. 

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Dec 9

Paid Family Leave: Avoiding a New National Entitlement

A federal paid family leave law could minimize or dismantle existing private and state paid family leave provisions, and could cost federal taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars per year.

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Dec 9

Millennial Myths: Is Cancelling Student Loan Debt a Bad Idea?

What should be done to address the student loan crisis? Mary Clare Amselem sets the record straight in this week's episode of the "Millennial Myths" podcast. 

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Dec 6

SCOTUS 101: Guns and Gifts

This week, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates talk about the NYC gun case and offer holiday gift ideas for SCOTUS fans. Elizabeth also chats with Judge Amul Thapar of the 6th Circuit about all things Kentucky.

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