Tag: nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will introduce Merrick Garland as his pick for attorney general today along with three others he has selected for senior Justice Department positions to “restore the independence” of the…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will go “quickly” but his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, implored the Republican-led Senate to hold off on…

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president on Wednesday, cementing her place in history as the first Black woman on a major party ticket and promising she and Joe…

The news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being treated for a recurrence of cancer is striking terror in the hearts of liberals. As long as she is physically able, the resolute, gutsy Ginsburg will…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to the coronavirus threat, President Donald Trump has scrapped plans for a four-night Republican National Convention celebration in Florida that had been set to draw more than 10,000 people to a…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Supreme Court decision will force the state Senate into voting to reject a judicial nominee over political tweets that lawmakers found offensive. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Democratic…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate’s top Republican is trying to bar Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly from filling a vacancy on the state’s second-highest court after Kelly was forced to withdraw her first choice…

On Monday, members of the board of directors of the Iola Area Chamber of Commerce issued a statement in support of David Toland’s confirmation as Secretary of Commerce. In a letter addressed to Sen. Julia…

Grievances generated by policy and personality clashes in a southeast Kansas community have spilled onto the statewide stage in the battle over Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly?s nominee to head the state Department of Commerce. David…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly has nominated a southeast Kansas judge who previously served in the Legislature for a seat on the state Court of Appeals. Kelly announced Friday that she selected Labette…