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A Nomination and an Election in the Balance

27 days ago   |   By Real Clear Politics

T is already a cliche to say that the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg further complicates what is already a tumultuous election campaign. All the arguments for and against the propriety of nominating and attempting to confirm a replacement on the high court bench in the midst of an election campaign are ...
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Supporters hold vigil in Baltimore to honor, celebrate life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supporters hold vigil in Baltimore to honor, celebrate life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

27 days ago   |   By WBALTV

A women's group in Baltimore held a vigil Tuesday night, honoring the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Amy Coney Barrett conservative on abortion, gun rights

27 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

A front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control.
Amy Coney Barrett, a devout Catholic, is hailed by religious conservatives and others on the right as an ideological heir to conservative icon Antonin Scalia, the late Supreme Court justice for whom she clerked. Barrett met with Trump at the White House on Monday, according a person familiar with the vetting process who spoke to The Associated Press on...
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Supreme Court without Ginsburg could impact Affordable Care Act

27 days ago   |   By NBC News

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg twice voted to uphold the Affordable Care Act, and her absence will embolden the law's opponents.
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Sen. Tina Smith Calls Rush To Nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Successor ‘The Height Of Hypocrisy'

27 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith says Republicans appear to have the votes to approve President Donald Trump's nominee for the next United States Supreme Court justice, following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg .
Smith, who is running for reelection against former Minnesota Congressman and talk radio host Jason Lewis, is trying to appeal to the conscience of her fellow Senators on the other side of the aisle.
“My Republican colleagues have the power here to rush this through, but this is an illegitimate process,” Smith said. “It goes against all precedent.”
Smith says among...
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“Outstanding Choices” Carrie Severino On Amy Coney Barrett & Barbara Lagoa Making Trump's SCOTUS Shortlist

27 days ago   |   By FOX News

Carrie Severino, President of the Judicial Crisis Network spoke with Fox News Radio's Guy Benson about President Trump's shortlist for Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat. Saying that Judge Amy Coney Barrett & Judge Barbara Lagoa are both "Outstanding Choices" and that
"I'm glad to be in a position where I can say that because it's absolutely true, they'll be great."
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Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

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Presidential candidates to be muted during opponent's initial responses at...

Presidential candidates to be muted during opponent's initial responses at second debate

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Twitter blocks post from White House science adviser Scott Atlas

Twitter blocks post from White House science adviser Scott Atlas

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