Articles by: Christine Berry

Senator Mitch McConnell at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in 2012. (Public domain photo by Air Force Maj. Dale Greer)

McConnell to End Blue Slip Tradition to Accelerate Judicial Confirmations

November 1, 2017 at 12:42 am 0 comments

Since President Trump and the new Congress took office, Republicans have actively pushed for conservative legislation with little to no results, heightening the importance of filling empty court seats with conservative judges. For around the past century, senators have been able to veto the nomination of a judge from theRead More

Donald Trump addressing the UN General Assembly on September 19, 2017. (UN photo by Mark Garten.)

Trump’s Continues Familiar Rhetoric in Address to the United Nations

October 2, 2017 at 12:01 am 0 comments

President Trump continued to make controversial waves in international politics in September through his address to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General assembly in New York, His notoriously confrontational approach and pompous mannerisms, which distinguished him as a non-political candidate during the election, were hardly appreciated by theRead More