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Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Gorsuch Gives Conservatives Edge in New Supreme Court Term 

Gorsuch Gives Conservatives Edge in New Supreme Court Term 

By Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Justice Neil Gorsuch’s first full term on the U.S. Supreme Court promises to show just how much was at stake with his appointment. The term that opens Monday is full of ideologically divisive cases that could turn on a single vote, starting with arguments over worker class-action lawsuits and political

Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Divisive Gorsuch Fight Leaves Political Mark on Supreme Court

By Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Judge Neil Gorsuch is poised to win an intensely political confirmation fight to join a U.S. Supreme Court already struggling to stay above politics. The Senate’s expected confirmation of Gorsuch Friday will restore the generally conservative majority that existed before Justice Antonin Scalia’s death last year. It could lead to

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Senate Republicans Force Historic Rule Change to Advance Gorsuch

by Laura Litvan, Bloomberg News Senate Republicans ignited the “nuclear option” to allow confirmation of President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee and bar Democrats from blocking future picks, a dramatic rule change that could deepen partisan divisions and put more ideologically extreme justices on the court. The 52-48 vote called for by Majority Leader

Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, gestures during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Gorsuch Vote: 5 Top Issues From Senate Hearings

By Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg BNA “The independence and integrity of the judiciary is in my bones,” U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch told senators during his confirmation hearing. The statement came in response to tough questioning from Democrats regarding his independence from President Donald Trump. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has already said that

Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Gorsuch Faulted as Top Court Spurns Him on Disabled Students

By Greg Stohr and Laura Litvan, Bloomberg News U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch drew fire in his Senate confirmation hearing after the high court Wednesday unanimously rejected his position on the educational rights of disabled students. The Supreme Court ruling, issued in the case of an autistic boy, said school districts had to do

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Gorsuch and Partisanship on the U.S. Supreme Court: QuickTake

Political leanings, lifetime appointments, and controversial nominations are just some of the issues plaguing the U.S. Supreme Court. QuickTake looks at why these and other problems have the American public losing faith in the highest court in the land, and what could be done to restore it.   By Laurie Asseo, Bloomberg News America’s founding

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, from left, Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and former Senator Kelly Ayotte stand during a meeting at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Gorsuch met with the Senate's top Republican Wednesday at the start of what promises to be a contentious confirmation fight as the GOP looks to entrench a conservative majority on the court for a generation. Photographer: Alex Wong/Pool via Bloomberg

Gorsuch High Court Hearing Starts With Preview of Party Split

By Laura Litvan and Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Senate Democrats cast U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch as outside the mainstream while a top Republican praised his “unfailing commitment” to the law at the start of what promises to be a divisive hearing over a year-old vacancy. “The judge’s job, our nominee says, is to

The name placard for Neil Gorsuch, U.S. Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, is placed on a witness table before a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation for Gorsuch in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, March 20, 2017. Gorsuch goes before a Senate committee as a heavy favorite, given Republican control, to win confirmation to a lifetime seat on the nations highest court. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Gorsuch’s Goal in High Court Confirmation Hearing: Don’t Mess Up

Neil Gorsuch’s mission is straightforward: Don’t mess up. President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee goes before a Senate committee starting Monday as a heavy favorite, given Republican control, to win confirmation to a lifetime seat on the nation’s highest court. All Gorsuch, 49, has to do is stick to what’s mostly a well-worn script

Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, listens as Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, not pictured, speaks during a news conference in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Gorsuch Not a Sure Vote for Trump as Immigration Battles Build

By Joel Rosenblatt and Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News A Mexican immigrant who twice entered the U.S. illegally has one man in particular to thank for being able to live and work in Oklahoma City with his family — Judge Neil M. Gorsuch. Gorsuch, the nominee President Donald Trump is betting on to be his Supreme Court tie-breaker,

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