It is rare for members of the Big Four—the top leaders in both chambers—to miss such historic and significant ceremonies at the Capitol, particularly for those who lie in state.
People who once belonged to the self-described charismatic Christian community told Newsweek women are expected to be "absolutely obedient" to their husbands as well as male leaders.
The serving U.S. Court of Appeals judge is considered the frontrunner to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week.
48 percent of Democrats backed increasing the number of Supreme Court justices while only 20 percent of Republicans approved of the proposal.
Jamie Harrison's campaign received a massive surge of donations following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The president and first lady Melania Trump stood near Ginsburg's casket while a crowd could be heard chanting loudly "vote him out."
Appointing Barrett could well result in the overturning of Roe v. Wade, and the assault on sexual and reproductive rights will not stop there.
The same group of demonstrators who protested outside Senator Lindsey Graham's house earlier this week surrounded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's home in Washington D.C. early Thursday morning.
The Senate minority leader said McConnell would "hurt his party" by trying to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat.
Amy Coney Barrett is reportedly one of the potential Supreme Court nominees at the top of President Donald Trump's list to replace former Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Governor Larry Hogan said pushing through Trump's nominee would be "a mistake," adding that the Senate shouldn't play "partisan games" with the process.
If Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the Notorious RBG, Jimmy Carter was a masterful MC, nominating her—and a number of other pathbreaking women to the Second, Third, Fifth, Tenth, Eleventh, and D.C. Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Several of Ginsburg's former clerks met her casket and accompanied it up the stone steps to the Supreme Court's Great Hall, where the celebrated jurist presided for almost 30 years.
Some internet preachers have described Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death as an opportunity to shift the balance on the Supreme Court, potentially putting the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling in jeopardy.
The president relies on McConnell, Graham and a few others to help him keep his campaign promise to fill the federal courts with conservative judges. Now they're determined to appoint a third SCOTUS justice.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being commemorated by the re-release of the documentary "RBG" and Felicity Jones biopic "On the Basis of Sex," with proceeds benefiting the A.C.L.U.
"As soon as I did that, things went through the roof," President Donald Trump said. "It was amazing how important it was."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that filling the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court with an appointee from President Donald Trump was "very likely to happen."
The ACLU, which has opposed only four Supreme Court nominees in its 100-year history, may come out against its first non-white male nominee should U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett remain at the top of President Donald Trump's list of potential nominees.
"President Trump will establish a new Supreme Court justice," Pastor Robert Henderson said. "That's no accident."
"We're simply too close to the election, and in the interest of being fair to the American people," the Republican senator said.
"My liberal friends have over many decades gotten very used to the idea of having a liberal court," the Utah Republican senator said.
As Republicans rush to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat, power, principle and the GOP's future hang in the balance.
In a statement issued on Monday, McConnell said that "President Trump's nominee for this vacancy will receive a vote on the floor of the Senate."
With "Black Lives Matter" painted on the street in front of the building, de Blasio saw it as an appropriate way to honor a woman who appreciated the value of public service and "fairness and equality."
Senate Leader Mitch McConnell now has the Republican majority needed to move forward with confirmation for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
The Democratic presidential candidate hasn't released a list of potential candidates for the high court. But legal experts say the pool of qualified prospects is small enough to make some very good educated guesses about who the former veep might nominate if he wins in November.
Republicans have broken our democratic institutions, and Democrats must lead in fixing them.