A large majority of Democrats are threatening to vote no on Gorsuch's confirmation, leading Republicans to threaten the use of a "nuclear option."

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The Congressional Black Caucus Thursday issued a stern rebuke of Texas Sen. Rand Paul, a possible 2016 GOP presidential hopeful, for his objections to the…

(Washington, DC) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor  to the U.S. Supreme Court. Her nomination now goes to the full Senate. The vote in the committee was 13 in favor and six opposed. Sotomayor’s nomination was hardly in doubt, as President Obama’s nomination coincided with a Democratic majority in […]

VIA CNN.COM: U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor said before the judiciary committee that her controversial statement that a “wise Latina” could reach a better decision than a white man was a poorly expressed but valid point about the value of differing perspectives in applying the law. Under questioning from Republican Sen. John Cornyn of […]