Senate confirms Barrett replacement on federal appeals court

The Senate has confirmed an Indiana prosecutor to replace Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on a federal appeals court based in Chicago. Thomas Kirsch, who currently serves as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, will replace Barrett as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Kirsch was … Read more

Obama: Republican Party ‘is the minority party in this country’

Former President Obama on Tuesday labeled the Republican Party as “the minority party in this country” in a late-night interview.  The former president told “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah that the Republican Party does not look like “the minority party” due to governmental structures like the Senate and the Electoral College that give it more influence. … Read more

“I fear we’d lose our country forever” says State House Speaker on overturning election results

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield says he will not attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 Presidential election in Michigan. In a statement released hours before Electoral Voters cast the state’s 16 votes for the Presidency, Chatfield says having state lawmakers decide the outcome “unpresidented.” “I can’t fathom risking … Read more

Stacey Abrams Brags She Has 1.2 Million Absentee Ballots for Ga. Runoff

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, now the founder of the voting rights organization Fair Fight, said that Democrats are prepared to win the Senate runoff race in January and that 1.2 million absentee ballots have already been requested.   “We know from the numbers that we’re in a good place; 1.2 million absentee ballots … Read more