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Benjamin S. Weiss

Benjamin S. Weiss

Benjamin S. Weiss covers Congress for Courthouse News Service. Before joining CNS, he was a nuclear power reporter covering the Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Benjamin is a graduate of the American University, where he studied international relations and Russian. Don't get him started about Formula One.

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Latest Articles by Benjamin S. Weiss

Justice Thomas failed to report additional private jet trips on financial disclosure docs, Senate Judiciary says

The revelations come after billionaire real-estate mogul Harlan Crow reached an agreement with lawmakers to turn over seven years of financial documents related to his relationship with the Supreme Court jurist.

Senate Judiciary Committee advances bipartisan bill to add dozens of judges to federal courts

If made law, the legislation would create 63 positions on U.S. district courts — the first major expansion since the 1990s.

Senate GOP blocks Supreme Court ethics bill

Although the legislation failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the upper chamber, Democrats say this is not the end of efforts to force the Supreme Court into a binding code of ethics.