Legislation on climate change, and potentially a Green New Deal, is another issue Democrats have said the filibuster is worth ending for. Vice President Kamala Harris, who signed the 2017 letter supporting the filibuster, said as much during a CNN town hall in 2019. … [Read more...] about McConnell says ‘basic arithmetic’ shows Dems can’t kill filibuster. How that hampers these progressive desires
Weymouth town hall
The text of the bill says (emphasis added): “Any justice of the United States who has served a total of 18 years as a justice shall be treated as a justice retired from regular active service.” And: “Any Chief Justice of the United States or Associate Justice of the Supreme Court who has retired from regular active service … shall be known and designated as a Senior Justice and may continue to perform such judicial duties as such Justice is willing and able to undertake, when designated and assigned by the Chief Justice of the United States.” The bill also allows the President to “designate a Senior Justice … to fill a vacancy resulting from the retirement of a justice” on the lower courts. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden: No Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices, Maybe Move Them to Another Court
"At the end of the day we’re all sports fans. I grew up playing all those sports as a kid. You kind of dream that you could be a professional athlete in a different sport too," Stamkos added. "I watch those guys, I admire them. It’s inspiring for us as athletes to watch what they have to go through to achieve their dreams." … [Read more...] about Bucs fans set to cheer inside, outside Super Bowl stadium
At the same time, her eldest child was about to become a kindergartner. Ryan said she toured 10 public schools and four private schools, and then set her heart on the nearest public elementary, Alvarado. It's considered a high-performing school because it scored 812 points on the state Academic Performance Index, surpassing the standard of excellence, 800. … [Read more...] about Lots of toddlers, fewer school-age kids in S.F.
Wreckage is lifted away after the car Diana was in crashed into a pillar on August 31, 1997. Fayed and driver Henri Paul died at the scene. Diana died at a Paris hospital a few hours later. A French investigation concluded that Paul was legally drunk at the time and responsible for the accident. In 2008, a British coroner's jury found that Diana and Fayed were unlawfully killed because of the actions of Paul and pursuing paparazzi. … [Read more...] about Kristen Stewart set to play Princess Diana in film detailing her split from Prince Charles