Arkansas GOP chair Cody Hiland appointed to state Supreme Court

BY: - July 3, 2023

This story was updated at 4:49 p.m. on Monday, July 3, 2023. Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders appointed former U.S. Attorney Cody Hiland to the state Supreme Court on Monday, filling the seat left vacant by Associate Justice Robin Wynne’s death in June. Hiland, 51, has been the chair of the state’s Republican Party since […]

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas accepted luxury trips from a billionaire for more than 20 years without disclosing them on financial reporting forms. He's seen here seated next to his wife and conservative activist Virginia "Ginni" Thomas while he waits to speak at the Heritage Foundation on Oct. 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Clarence Thomas secretly accepted luxury trips from a billionaire GOP donor

BY: , and - April 6, 2023

In late June 2019, right after the U.S. Supreme Court released its final opinion of the term, Justice Clarence Thomas boarded a large private jet headed to Indonesia. He and his wife were going on vacation: nine days of island-hopping in a volcanic archipelago on a super yacht staffed by a coterie of attendants and […]