The Association of Amherst Students (AAS) will hold elections for eight senators in the class of 2027 and for one transfer student. The students listed have announced their candidacies for these elections.
In October 2020, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made the controversial decision to fill the seat of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg with Justice Amy Coney Barrett. The move gave Republican appointees a six out of nine majority on the nation’s highest court, a balance that could
In the wake of Democrats winning the House, Senate and White House, progressives frustrated with the slow pace of legislative reforms have encouraged [https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/05/us/filibuster-senate-democrats.html] the Senate to abolish the filibuster. This tactic unique to the U.S. Senate, which has been