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Replacing a Presidential Nominee After the Convention

Ever wonder what would happen if the Democratic or Republican presidential nominee were forced to drop out after the Party convention had anointed them?...
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Hillary Clinton Attacks G.O.P. for Not Acting on Obama’s Supreme Court Pick

Hillary Clinton seized on the struggle over the Supreme Court vacancy on Monday, issuing a scathing indictment of congressional Republicans and blaming their “extremist...
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The Supreme Court building following the court's decision on the Hobby Lobby case in Washington, Monday, June 30, 2014. Copyright © 2015 The Associated Press

Clinton and Sanders Praise Merrick Garland’s Nomination to Supreme Court

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders praised President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday and denounced...
Supreme Court Town Board Prayer
In this April 26, 2014 file photo, people walk on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. Copyright © AP2014

The Death of Justice Scalia Ups the Ante for the 2016 Campaign

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia last weekend has profound implications for the 2016 campaign. Not only does it stymie several important...