Despite the considerable cloud over his head, Brett Kavanaugh is joining the Supreme Court after what may best be described as a plutocratic coup by the ruling-but-minority Republican Party.
Even before Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, the Supreme Court was hardly a liberal—or even a centrist—institution.
Top contenders to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy include federal appeals Judges Raymond Kethledge, Amul Thapar, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett.
The legislation passes with an unchallenged majority, although four lawmakers registered their opposition.
The opinion in a suit she filed was the basis for federal court rulings against state prohibitions and led to a 2015 Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex couples to marry.
"We have to be as visible as possible," said one San Francisco marcher who joined a "resistance contingent" that led the city's parade.
Americans need a champion, and Clinton's own words make plain that the "progressive values” she claims regularly melt away in the face of formidable wealth, power and bigotry.