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Obama Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 19, 2020 Politisite Aggregator 0

Sixty years ago, Ruth Bader Ginsburg applied to be a Supreme Court clerk. She’d studied at two of our finest law schools and had ringing recommendations. But because she was a woman, she was rejected. Ten years later, she sent her first brief to the Supreme Court — which led it to strike down a state law based on gender discrimination for the first time. And then, for nearly three […]

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Democrat Timothy Horrigan quits NH House over Palin death remark

August 12, 2010 Politisite 0

CONCORD, N.H.—A Democrat who quipped on Facebook about Sarah Palin’s death quit the state Legislature on Thursday and apologized for his remarks. Rep. Timothy Horrigan of Durham delivered a letter of resignation to the House speaker and also said he was discontinuing his re-election campaign. Horrigan had posted Wednesday that a “dead Palin wd be even more dangerous than a live one” and said she “is all about her myth […]