Vivek Ramaswamy is a 37-year-old biotech entrepreneur spending his own fortune campaigning to be the Republican candidate for president in the 2024 election. This Libertarian-style Republican is focused on being an attractive choice for pro-Trump Americans, who are concerned that mounting legal indictments and trials will sideline the former president
America celebrates 247 years of Independence against a backdrop of a nation at war with itself over what democracy means. The conservative-dominated Supreme Court has become the major player in changing the regulatory power of the federal and state governments. There are two reasons—because they can and because the US Congress is gridlocked by performative politicians, accomplishing very little.
The US Supreme Court has rejected the so-called “independent state legislature doctrine” that would have let politically dominated state legislatures override any popular vote in national elections they did not like. Additionally, two recent Supreme Court decisions have upheld the Voting Rights Act, which governs how state and federal elections are managed. And the latest landmark ruling has struck down race-based admissions in universities. However, it may stir up a controversy, considering that the verdict is against the liberal policies set in law
The 9th and final public hearing of the US Congressional committee probing the Jan 6, 2020 insurrection at the nation’s capitol produced compelling information about the culpability of former president Donald Trump.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued draft modifications to the Information Technology Rules, 2021, stating that these would guarantee that the Constitutional rights of Indians are not breached by Big Tech platforms.
A leaked draft of a majority decision in the Court would allow the 50 states to ban abortions. If the Court’s decision remains unchanged, it means that Roe vs Wade, which enshrined a woman’s rights in medical decisions, is dead.
A case spurred by a Republican political campaign is aimed at restoring public schools’ authority to indoctrinate students with Christianity. The Constitutional separation of the Church and State has never prevented Christian religious events in grade schools and high schools in the past.
Chief Justice John Roberts joined the Court’s liberal wing in dissent while blasting the conservative majority in a recent shadow docket case that limits the ability of states to block projects coming under review by the federal Clean Water Act.
Will the US Senate confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden’s nominee of Ketanji Brown Jackson for the US Supreme Court become just an effort to feed opposition to Biden? The hearing has become a Republican vs Democrat battle over issues that have little to do with jurisprudence or judicial temperament.