Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen during a group portrait session for the new full court at the Supreme Court in Washington. File/Reuters
Sometimes it felt like she was America’s last hope. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court judge since 1993, achieved celebrity status during Trump’s four years.
Republicans are likely to move ahead and fill the current Supreme Court vacancy to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, even if doing so contradicts the rationalisations they offered in 2016
The death of iconic, liberal US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has heightened tensions in an already tense presidential and Congressional election campaign.
US President Donald Trump was likely to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who has served on the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit since 2017, to the Supreme Court as the replacement for late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to media reports.
Those who can move or walk normally, who have all their limbs intact, do not know how blessed they are. Only those who are physically challenged or differently-abled know the anguish, the pain, the discomfort they feel every time they try to make a move.
With president-elect Joseph Biden so well versed and well traveled in Latin America, optimism about the future course of US relations with its southern neighbours is running high. But in diplomacy as in finance, past performance is no guarantee of future results.
It’s a disgrace. The drama series called The Crown isn’t accurate, so Conservative MPs and the Daily Mail insist there should be a warning, from a historian, before each episode, telling us this isn’t accurate. Because when anyone mentions the royals, they must be accurate.
It seems that Labour has decided that if it wants to win the next election, and not just target a hung parliament, it must focus hard on winning back the Red Wall that turned blue. Labour’s new leadership must now remember how to talk to voters