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President Obama Should Appoint Merrick Garland To SCOTUS Now

On March 16, 2016, President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to serve as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. The same day, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor to announce that lawmakers from his Republican Party…

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The Supreme Court Isn’t a Sufficient Reason to Vote for Trump

Donald Trump’s support is collapsing among conservatives. In the latest CBS poll, only 64 percent of self-described conservatives support the Republican nominee.  In 2012, Mitt Romney won 82 percent of self-described conservatives. Twenty-one percent say they will vote for Clinton instead, a crossing of ideological and party lines that would have once seemed unimaginable. Trump…

POE Press Release 2/15/2011: POE Files Bar Complaint Against Clarence Thomas

Justice Clarence Thomas Failed To Disclose That Citizens United Foundation Supported His 1991 Nomination To The Supreme Court And Spent More Than $100,000 On Advertisements Attacking Opposing Senators, says www.ProtectOurElections.org

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Watchdog Group Files Additional Bar Complaint on Conflict Of Interest Grounds

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The watchdog group www.ProtectOurElections.org filed a second bar complaint on February 15, 2011 against Justice Clarence Thomas for bias and actual conflict of interest for his failure to disqualify himself from Citizens United v Federal Election Commission, 130 S.Ct. 876 (2010), and hiding the fact that Citizens United Foundation had supported his nomination and spent at least $100,000 on commercials attacking several Senators opposed to his nomination. The second bar complaint, filed with the Washington, D.C. Office of Bar Counsel, is at http://www.velvetrevolution.us/images/Clarence_Thomas_Bar_Supplement.pdf.

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