The Daily Northwestern

Trejos: Filibuster against Supreme Court nominee sets Democrats up for failure

Jose Trejos, Columnist

March 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Ever since the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the next appointment to the Supreme Court has been a major issue in American politics. President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch from the 10th U.S. Circuit...

Debate over Scalia successor so soon after death is disrespectful, Sen. Mark Kirk says

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 16, 2016

Filed under City, National, Politics, State

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) criticized Senate leaders Monday for reactions to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, saying both parties are being disrespectful by immediately making his death a political issue. The sena...