CHAMPAIGN – On a day when Women’s Marches took place all across the country, hundreds of people gathered at West Side Park in Champaign on Saturday afternoon to participate in the movement. The C-U event was the only one registered in Illinois, outside of Chicago. The rally kicked off with a series of speakers, including […]
The conservative federal judge is just 48 years old and could affect social policy for generations to come if confirmed by the majority-Republican Senate.
The late Supreme Court justice is the first woman to be given that honor. Watch the ceremony held by members of Congress, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, beginning at 10 a.m. ET.
Illinois leaders from both political parties remembered Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87. “America has lost an icon and an inspiration,” said Governor J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) in a statement issued Friday night. “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was first a trailblazer and then a bulwark for equality, whether you are a woman, […]
Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from cancer. Her death will set in motion what promises to be a tumultuous political battle over who will succeed her.