And with Neil Gorsuch and now Brett Kavanaugh in tow, the president is well on his way achieving his objective.
The ruling was based upon arguments that came before the court prior to the seating of Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Senate Republicans are leaving the women of the United States in limbo on several crucial issues with their stance against any high court nominee by President Obama.
Pundits and politicians like to make each presidential election seem like the end-all of American politics, and yet one of the elections that has had the biggest impact on our everyday lives was the midterm election of 2010, according to the "Full Frontal" host.
Given the high environmental stakes, it's not surprising that green groups are applying heavy scrutiny to potential replacements for Antonin Scalia, who unexpectedly died last week.
On "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Monday night, the comedian recalled a memorable moment he spent with the late Supreme Court justice.
Justice Antonin Scalia's death Saturday means that President Obama or his successor—if that successor is a Democrat—could overturn the current conservative majority on the court, which could lead it to revisit many of the most troubling decisions of recent years.
There is no guarantee that the successor to the late Justice Antonin Scalia will be a liberal. But only if Ted Cruz wins the presidency can we expect a nominee as hard right as Scalia.
The end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term has brought some big surprises for sure, but should either end of the political/social spectrum get excited about what the major decisions might mean?
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia once held that one of two North Carolina men who were freed this week after decades due to DNA evidence should be killed under the death penalty; a "war" within Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government is breaking out; meanwhile, a human rights lawyer was recently arrested after standing on a sidewalk during a pro-Palestinian rally in New York City while waiting for her children. These discoveries and more after the jump.