Stories tagged: "courts"


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McConnell’s Quest to Transform the Courts Is Nearly Complete

Senate Republicans are closing in on what matters most to them: leaving no judicial vacancy behind. If confirmed, Cory Wilson will be Trump's 200th nominee.

Judge Justin Walker is sworn in prior to testifying before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Walker's nomination to be a U.S. circuit judge for the District of Columbia Circuit on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 6, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
The Fate of Health Care for Millions Could Be in the Hands of Mitch McConnell’s Protégé

Democrats say Justin Walker’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals could threaten the health of millions of Americans protected by the Affordable Care Act, which the Trump administration is challenging in court.