Reporter roundtable: Supreme Court hearings and Illinois politics
On Thursday, the gavel closed on Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. If confirmed, she would be the first Black woman Justice on the nation’s highest court. She would also be the first person to have served as a public defender on the court. We also looked into state politics. The spring legislative session in the Illinois General Assembly wraps up on April 8.
Two Illinois political reporters joined us to discuss what happened in the hearings and what's coming up at the end of the legislative session.
Washington Bureau Chief, Chicago Sun-Times
Correspondent, WTTW’s Chicago Tonight
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s final Supreme Court confirmation hearing threw a spotlight on the national partisan divide and underscored how Republicans are trying to paint Democrats as soft on crime in the 2022 elections.— Chicago Sun-Times (@Suntimes) March 25, 2022
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