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  • Sen. Arlen Specter has high hopes for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

     
    Years ago, I mentally created a file called "Who Asked Him?" in which I lodged presumptuous comments by public officials and others. I just deposited Sen. Arlen Specter's suggestion that Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens not retire at the end of...
  • Obama's next Supreme Court nominee

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 2 pm EDT The White House is "focusing'' on three potential nominees to succeed the long-serving Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who is close to a decision about retirement, Bloomberg News reports, citing......
  • Justice Stevens retiring

     
    (updated again at 3 pm EDT) by James Oliphant and Christi Parsons Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican-appointed justice who emerged as a leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing over his 34-year tenure, announced his retirement today. Stevens sent.....
  • Supreme Court colleagues reveal how John Paul Stevens' resignation changes their secretive lives

     
    Revealing video from C-SPAN again provides insights on how our system of government works from the inside....
  • John Paul Stevens, a Cautious Jurist, Named to Supreme Court

     
    Dec. 19, 1975: President Gerald Ford chats with Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger, center, after John Paul Stevens, right, was sworn in as the court’s newest member. Dec. 20, 1975: The Times’ Linda Mathews covers Senate confirmation hearings on...
  • Hillary Clinton: Court rumor of the day

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 4:15 pm EDT The talk today is of a new Supreme Court opening. Nothing like a few loose words in Washington to stir the talk. "I even heard the name, Hillary Clinton today,'' Sen.......
  • Newt Gingrich's strategy for another Republican Revolution; 2+2=4 -- full video

     
    Former GOP Speaker details plans to defeat Obama -- and a 2012 presidential candidacy?...
  • Baptist Group Praises Retiring Justice Stevens

     
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will lose a friend of church-state separation when Associate Justice John Paul Stevens leaves the bench at the end of this term, according to the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.  But, the Baptist...
  • Obama's Supreme Court selection starts

     
    by Michael Muskal President Obama will meet with senators from both parties on April 21 to discuss the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court, the White House announced today. Scheduled to appear are Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada,......
  • The once-and-never Justice Clinton

     
    Has there ever been a briefer boomlet than the speculation that President Obama would name Hillary Rodham Clinton to succeed John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court? One wonders if Clinton wouldn't have liked to luxuriate in the scenario a bit before the...
  • No Protestant need apply?

     
    Almost 40 years ago, Peter Schrag wrote a book called "Decline of the WASP." Little did he know. Belatedly, pundits are speculating about the possibility that, once Justice John Paul Stevens is replaced, the Supreme Court will be not only WASPless but...