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The Senate Just Confirmed Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

The conservative judge was approved in a 54–45 vote.
Drew Schwartz
4.7.17
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Neil Gorsuch confirmed as Supreme Court Justice after bitter partisan feud

Noah Kulwin
4.7.17
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Republicans Went 'Nuclear' to Put Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court

The vote paves the way for Trump's SCOTUS pick—and future nominees—to be approved without a 60-vote majority.
Drew Schwartz
4.6.17
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Here are the 7 steps Senate Republicans must take to go nuclear and confirm Gorsuch

Alex Thompson
4.6.17
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Neil Gorsuch Is Accused of Plagiarizing a Section of His Book

A new investigation suggests Donald Trump's SCOTUS pick might have ripped off the work of legal scholars without properly citing them.
Drew Schwartz
4.5.17
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Oregon senator slams Gorsuch for 15 straight hours, but it wasn't a filibuster

Alex Thompson
4.5.17
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Here's what will happen if the Senate uses the "nuclear option"

Judge Neil Gorsuch's contentious nomination to the Supreme Court has set the Senate on the path to using the so-called nuclear option.
Emma Fidel
4.4.17
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Democrats Say They're Planning to Filibuster Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Unless Trump's pick is named "Merrick Garland," the Democrats aren't having it.
Mike Pearl
1.30.17
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Have Democrats Found a Gun Control Fight They Can Actually Win?

They may have an unlikely ally in Donald Trump.
CJ Ciaramella
6.16.16
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Senate Democrats are filibustering right now for gun control reform

Senator Chris Murphy said he was "prepared to stand on the Senate floor and talk about the need to prevent gun violence for as long as I can."
Olivia Becker
6.15.16
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Trump and the NRA Are Going to Talk About Gun Control

Trump tweeted Wednesday that he plans to meet up with the group to discuss (maybe) blocking suspected terrorists from buying guns.
VICE Staff
6.15.16
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Democrats Are Filibustering Over Gun Control Right Now

It looks like they want to amend a bill to include a section that would make it illegal for terror suspects to buy guns.
VICE Staff
6.15.16
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