Empathy, defined by Webster, is the ability to identify and understand another’s situation, feelings and motives. Basically, empathy is putting yourself in someone else’s place. Sadly this all-important trait in dealing successfully with people seems to be sorely lacking today.
The next time you go to the polls, think about how the person you vote for — a governor, a member of Congress, a president — can set into motion who one day serves on the Supreme Court. Then proceed with deliberate purpose.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein's nomination to serve as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, offering him a wide, bipartisan margin.
As the Senate considers his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch owes it to the American people to stand up tall for judicial independence. Both to reassure an uneasy public, and for his own sake, Mr. Gorsuch should be unequivocal in his support of this foundational principle.
Democrats can capitalize on President Donald Trump's election if the party is able to harness the energy of protests taking place across the nation and turn it into votes, several candidates seeking to lead the party said at a forum in Baltimore on Saturday.