The Half Hour w/ YuYu Yuan and Spencer Travis: Ep. 26 - Biden’s Supreme Court Pick w/ Adrian Graham

Hey, Extempers! Are you on the road to the State Tournament right now?!? Well, you are not going to want to miss this excellent resource - it might just help you get the "1" in your round! Episode 26 of The Half Hour with YuYu and Spencer is live and ready for you to dive in! You are at the right place to learn, grab some research, and improve your extemporaneous craft. In this week's episode, YuYu and Adrian are chatting about Biden's Supreme Court Nomination.


 

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26 | Biden’s Supreme Court Pick


-----Description of Podcast-----

The nomination of Judge Kentaji Brown Jackson is an important move by President Biden. Upholding to one of his promises, President Biden made the move happen. In this episode, YuYu is joined with Adrian Graham to discuss Biden’s Supreme Court pick.


-----Sources from this Video-----

  1. New York Times - Biden Introduces Ketanji Brown Jackson, His Supreme Court Pick - https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/02/25/us/supreme-court-nominee-biden

  2. The Hill - Collins to meet with Biden's Supreme Court nominee Tuesday - https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/596702-collins-to-meet-with-bidens-supreme-court-nominee-tuesday?rl=1

  3. CNN - Republicans attack Biden Supreme Court pick as pawn of 'radical Left' - https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/25/politics/republicans-biden-supreme-court-nominee/index.html

  4. The Hill - Senate gears up for confirmation of first Black woman to Supreme Court - https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/596226-senate-gears-up-for-confirmation-of-first-black-woman-to-supreme-court?rl=1

  5. FiveThirtySeven - How Racism And Sexism Could Define Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings - https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-racism-and-sexism-could-define-ketanji-brown-jacksons-confirmation-hearings/

  6. Politico - Ketanji Brown Jackson to meet with McConnell this week - https://www.politico.com/news/2022/02/28/ketanji-brown-jackson-mcconnell-00012311

  7. Washington Post - An ugly racist attack on Ketanji Brown Jackson makes its inevitable return - https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/03/03/ugly-racist-attack/

  8. Brookings Institute - Why a Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson will make a difference - https://www.brookings.edu/blog/how-we-rise/2022/02/25/why-a-justice-ketanji-brown-jackson-will-make-a-difference/

  9. POLITICO - https://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/harry-reid-nuclear-option-100199

  10. NPR - https://www.npr.org/2017/04/06/522847700/senate-pulls-nuclear-trigger-to-ease-gorsuch-confirmation

  11. POLITICO - https://www.politico.com/news/2022/02/23/who-is-ketanji-brown-jackson-bio-facts-background-political-views-00010970

  12. NY Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/25/us/politics/ketanji-brown-jackson-republicans.html

  13. NY Times - https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/02/25/us/ketanji-brown-jackson-what-to-know.html

  14. NBC News- https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/justice-stephen-breyer-retire-supreme-court-paving-way-biden-appointment-n1288042

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