Jackson wins 3 GOP votes as U.S. Senate advances her Supreme Court nomination

Senators of both parties praised Jackson’s character during meeting Monday, but Republicans renewed objections to her judicial philosophy

By: - April 4, 2022 4:18 pm
Ketanji Brown Jackson

In the third day of hearings on the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court, several Republicans on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee interrogated her about sentences she handed down for child pornography offenses, disagreeing vehemently with her judicial decisions. (Screenshot of Senate Judiciary Committee)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.