Sarah Palin has seven endorsees running in Tuesday’s primaries. Sen. Jim DeMint has backed winning Senate primary candidates in Florida, Kentucky, and Colorado. Both appear to be setting up power bases.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) of Alaska could become the seventh congressional incumbent to lose a primary in 2010 if her too-close-to-call race with 'tea party' favorite Joe Miller stays in Mr. Miller's favor. The last time this many incumbents lost primaries was in 2002, when eight representatives and one senator lost before the general election. Here are the ousted incumbents, in the order they lost their primaries.
Elena Kagan, President Obama's second appointment to the US Supreme Court, was sworn in Saturday as an associate justice. Which cases will she hear first?
Elena Kagan is President Barack Obama's second appointment to the court that decides abortion, death penalty and other contentious cases. Elena Kagan won Senate approval on Thursday as the newest Supreme Court Justice.
Elena Kagan was confirmed to a seat on the Supreme Court Thursday. The Senate voted 63-37, mostly along party lines, to make Kagan America's 112th Supreme Court justice.
Miranda warning rights have been turned 'upside down,' according to Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Sen. Richard Lugar becomes the second Republican to say he will support Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Sen. Lindsey Graham announced his support Tuesday.
In a detailed essay, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch laid out the reasons he will not support Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Republicans look set to follow his lead.
Because Obama has avoided engaging the empathy debate, Republicans tried to use Kagan's mentor and former US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall as a way to taint Kagan's reputation.
US pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer allegedly conducted nonconsensual drug tests on 200 Nigerian children, some of whom died. The Supreme Court Tuesday allowed a civil lawsuit against Pfizer to go forward.