Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaks at the Brookings Institution on January 21, 2016. (Photo: Paul Morigi/Brookings Institution/Flickr/cc)
"We cannot afford to risk Democrats losing control of the Senate before a Biden nominee can be confirmed," asserted Demand Justice director Brian Fallon.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Supporters of Judge Amy Coney Barrett and pro-choice advocates gathered outside of the U.S. Supreme Court before the Senate voted to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee on October 26, 2020. (Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images)
Critics warn that she "will only embolden the court's most conservative judges...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Constitutional law experts on Friday endorsed a bill that would create 18-year term limits for U.S. Supreme Court Justices. (Photo: <a href="">Matt Wade</a>/flickr/cc)</p>
The called it "a critical piece in prescribing how our country's leaders can...


Panic rippled across our battered national landscape Friday when the Supreme Court revealed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 86, has faced down cancer again, completing three weeks of radiation for a tumor on her pancreas. Given that many deem her all that stands between us and end times, Twitter users rushed to offer best wishes, random organs, their first-born, eternal life. She's working on it: Doctors say she's cancer free, and between treatments she went shopping and to theater.