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Congress set nine as the number of seats on the Supreme Court. The GOP can't just unilaterally change number that through obstruction.
On Thursday People For the American Way hosted a member telebriefing on the current state of the 2016 election cycle to discuss the latest poll numbers and what PFAW is doing to engage in the election. Public Policy Polling director Tom Jensen...
The Supreme Court clearly can't proceed with certain cases it accepted before the current vacancy opened until the Senate fills that vacancy.
Please share this video:   Additional resources on the Supreme Court and the 2016 election: A Critical Topic At Wednesday’s Debate: The Supreme Court The last presidential...
This piece originally appeared on the Huffington Post. In last night’s presidential debate, the candidates discussed several important issues where their choices for the Supreme Court will be critical for Americans’ rights. Whether...
People For the American Way joined Planned Parenthood, ProgressNow, and other Arizona activists to send a clear message to Senator McCain: he jumped the Trump ship too little, too late.
McCain's been taking Arizonans for a ride on the Duplicity Express regarding his SCOTUS nominee obstruction.
This week marked the start of a second consecutive term of the Supreme Court without a full roster of nine justices. For months, Senate Republicans have refused to hold a confirmation hearing—and, in some cases, to even meet with—...
To: Interested Parties From: Paul Gordon, Senior Legislative Counsel, People For the American Way Foundation Date: October 3, 2016 Re: The Supreme Court Term 2016-2017: A Sabotaged Court Tries to Carry On, With Our Rights in the Balance With the...
Yesterday, The Telegraph published a largely sympathetic profile of Marjorie Dannenfelser, the anti-choice leader who is now heading up Donald Trump’s new “pro-life coalition.” Dannenfelser’s organization, the Susan B....
To: Interested Parties From: Paul Gordon, Senior Legislative Counsel, People For the American Way Date: September 27, 2016 Re: The Numbers Make Clear: Republican Senators Still Refuse to Do Their Jobs It’s hard work being a Republican...
This piece originally appeared on the Huffington Post. Much has already been written about the dangers that a Supreme Court with even one or two Donald Trump-appointed justices would pose to all our rights and liberties. Trump’s latest list of...
Much has already been written about the dangers that a Supreme Court with even one or two Donald Trump-appointed justices would pose to all our rights and liberties. Trump’s latest list of 10 more possible nominees makes that even clearer. In...
As we noted yesterday, conservative Catholic activist Joseph Cella, a member of Donald Trump’s new Catholic advisory committee and reportedly the new “chief liaison to the campaign for Catholic affairs,” joined other Catholic...
According to news reports, Donald Trump is set to release today more names of individuals whom he would consider nominating to the Supreme Court if elected, a key part of his strategy to win over the Religious Right and the conservative...
In response to Hillary Clinton’s speech at Temple University and her Mic.com piece reaching out to millennial voters, People For the American Way Press Secretary Laura Epstein released the following statement: “During Hillary Clinton...
Yesterday, Massachusetts senator and progressive hero Elizabeth Warren joined PFAW’s Michael Keegan and Marge Baker on a member telebriefing to discuss GOP senators’ unprecedented obstruction of judicial nominations at all levels,...
At a Values Voter Summit panel this weekend, top conservative legal groups promised that if Hillary Clinton becomes president, they will pressure GOP senators to obstruct her judicial nominees to the greatest extent possible, including attempting to...
In a speech today to the Values Voter Summit, Donald Trump reiterated his promise to give the Religious Right the Supreme Court of their dreams while warning that if Hillary Clinton appoints new justices to the bench, “you have a country that...
Trump has vowed to nominate right-wing Supreme Court justices like Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. So what would a Trump Supreme Court actually mean for Americans’ rights and liberties?
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