Covering the Supreme Court and legal issues for @CNN and @CNNPolitics. Formerly at ABC

Washington, DC
Joined March 2010
The hearing ends and Jackson takes a look at her daughter before the final gavel. Republicans likely to continue the fight for documents now in the next phase.
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After Booker speaks, Jackson leaves and her parents make their way to Booker to hug him.
Jackson wiping away tears as Booker talks about how she earned the spot she’s in now and what it means to have the first Black woman SCOTUS nominee
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Schumer has entered the hearing room sitting in the audience behind Judge Jackson’s in -laws
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So far we’ve discussed the commerce clause, court packing, the 4th amendment and the filibuster. Then there is doctor Jackson’s socks game.
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KBJ’s parents and in laws back for another marathon day. As she enters she flashes them a huge smile.
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Meanwhile, across the street…
The Supreme Court gavels in just now & CJ Roberts notes that Justice Clarence Thomas is not present. Roberts says that Thomas will participate by reading briefs and transcripts. Note he will not call in. Roberts asks the first question.
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Justice Breyer in the house at the @librarycongress ! Can’t remember the last time I covered a justice event in person
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Two doctors waiting.
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Big crowds at the Supreme Court already as the justices prepare to hear historic arguments and a direct challenge to Roe. Haven’t seen so many protestors for some time.
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On the eve of a big case it’s not just the current justices you think about.
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I am a highly sophisticated attorney whose primary job today is typing "mcp165" into the JPML case finder and seeing if the docket is open yet.
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These two old friends now hanging across from each other. Wonder what they would have thought about today’s argument.
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Greetings from the Supreme Court on a big day. No protestors yet, but that is expected to change.
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The great @JoanBiskupic in the house interviewing Justice Breyer @smithsonian
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A rare smattering of opponents to abortion set up behind the court where the justices drive in to park. #firstdayoftheterm
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Hello old friend who I haven’t seen in over a year. Happy first day of the term.
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