Tales from the Trail

The First Draft: Obama picks hispanic woman for court

May 26, 2009

President Barack Obama announced Sonia Sotomayor as his nominee for the Supreme Court this morning.

Napolitano on court speculation: ‘I have a job’

May 19, 2009

OBAMA/Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who has ended up on many media lists speculating about potential Supreme Court nominees,  says she is not looking for a new job.

Obama visits Supreme Court that he could reshape

January 14, 2009

WASHINGTON – Barack Obama has lunched at the White House and paid his respects to Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill.

The First Draft: Friday, Nov. 5

December 5, 2008

Detroit CEOs drive their hybrid cars over to the House of Representatives for another serving of humble pie this morning. But it’s still not clear if they’ll get the $34 billion bailout they’re looking for, as several senators remained skeptical after yesterday’s testimony on that side of the Capitol. 
     
Testimony before the House Financial Services Committee begins at 9:30 a.m. 

Biden pulls U.S. Supreme Court card in election fight

August 26, 2008

DENVER – Vice presidential candidate Joe Biden is urging voters to think about what type of justices they want on the U.S. Supreme Court before they decide who they want in the White House.rtr21p7h.jpg