Posts tagged: Patrick Leahy

The New Conservative Legal Mainstream—and Why the Left is Worried

Written by John A. Sparks

U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Patrick Leahy claimed that newly confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was not in the “legal mainstream.” They were referring to the “living Constitution” approach to constitutional interpretation. That interpretative approach, still thriving today and embraced by the liberal left, says that the U.S. Constitution should be a document that judges regard as one “that evolves, changes, over time, and adapts to new circumstances, without being formally amended.”… Continue Reading

Poll: Who Is America’s Most Popular U.S. Senator?

Written by Jon Schweppe

Morning Consult is out with a fresh batch of approval ratings for all 100 U.S. Senators.

Check out the top three most popular senators, as rated by their constituents:

1.) U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
  • 75 percent approve
  • 21 percent disapprove
2.) U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)
  • 70 percent approve
  • 22 percent disapprove
3.) U.S.
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Abortion Politics Derails U.S. Senate’s Anti-Human Trafficking Bill

mitch-mcconnellWritten by Stoyan Zaimov

The U.S. Senate was criticized for blocking an anti-human trafficking bill on Tuesday because Senate Democrats objected to the inclusion of anti-abortion language.

“Stopping human trafficking is too important a priority to be held hostage by the abortion lobby’s culture-warring,” Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, said in a statement.… Continue Reading