Stories tagged: "judicial nominations"


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.

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What McConnell Cares More About Than Helping Americans Recover From Coronavirus

As Congress prepares to return to Washington Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s focus is not the coronavirus pandemic that has continued to take lives and decimate the economy.