As Republican presidential candidates invoke Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's legacy, all insisting that his suddenly vacant seat shouldn't be filled until a new president is in place, it is helpful to ask: What would Scalia do?
The death of Antonin Scalia has set off yet another epic partisan struggle as Senate Republicans seek to deny President Obama his constitutional right to nominate the next Supreme Court justice.
Amid the petty bickering, loud rhetoric and sordid attack ads in this year's primary election campaigns, the death of a giant -- Justice Antonin Scalia -- suddenly overshadows all of that.
It is a measure of the stature and the significance of Justice Antonin Scalia that, upon the news of his death at a hunting lodge in Texas, Washington was instantly caught up in an unseemly quarrel over who would succeed him.
Out on the hustings, people often ask me: "Can you explain South Carolina?" I just shake my head. It's complicated, I say.
There is one reason young women should support Hillary Clinton for president.
The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on "Morning Joe," said that he would welcome his "friend" Michael Bloomberg into the presidential race.
First he killed him. Now he's suing him.
As speaking fees go, Hillary Clinton's allegedly scandalous $200,000 per engagement is chump change compared with Donald Trump's $1.5 million.
Mississippi's Republican Party lost another of its statesmen last week with the death of Gil Carmichael, 88, of Meridian, who rose to become the nominee in races for Congress, U.S. senator, governor and lieutenant governor, always running strongly but never winning.
If you ask Donald Trump fans why they like him, there's an excellent chance they'll say, "Because he's not politically correct."
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