The Florida Senate voted 23-15 in favor of a bill that prevents doctors from performing abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Both Clyburn and Graham had vocally advocated for President Biden to choose District Court Judge J. Michelle Childs.
Biden has picked Ketanji Brown Jackson to join the Supreme Court. Heres a look inside the finances of the Supreme Court nominee.
Ginni Thomas' hard-driving style alienated one of Trump's aides so much that the staffer described her as a "wrecking ball," per NYT Magazine.
Retired judge U.W. Clemon pointed to Jackson's handling of a lawsuit filed on behalf of 5,500 Black Lockheed Martin employees as the basis for his opposition.
Ron Klain helped put Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. Clinton White House records show how he'll help Biden replace Justice Stephen Breyer.
Murkowski said that Biden tapping a consensus pick would be a much-needed olive branch to Americans who have lamented the judicial wars.
Matteo Godi, who clerked for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, edited the Wikipedia pages two days after Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement.
In a speech during the National Prayer Breakfast, Biden called for unity among lawmakers to get past "palpable" divisions.
Jones, who served in the Senate from 2018 to 2021, has known the president for decades and was on the shortlist to serve as US attorney general.
Graham praised judge J. Michelle Childs, who is among the names Biden is considering for the position created by Breyer's retirement.
"If they have achieved the level of success in the practice of law and jurisprudence, they've done it against great odds. They're extraordinary people," he said.
"It's not too hard to get more liberal than me," Manchin said, adding that he would vote for a SCOTUS pick with differing "philosophical beliefs."
The timing of Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement decision gives Democrats plenty of time to get Biden's Supreme Court pick through a divided Senate.
"If all Democrats hang together ... they have the power to replace Justice Breyer in 2022 without one Republican vote in support," Graham said.
President Joe Biden promised that he would nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court upheld a decision by the US Court of Appeals, which rejected former President Trump's claims of privilege.
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