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Trio of front-runners emerge for Ginsburg Supreme Court seat

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, President Trump has largely winnowed a list of dozens of potential replacements down to three front-runners: Appeals court judges Amy Coney Barrett, Barbara Lagoa and Amul Thapar.
Barrett, Lagoa and Thapar all appeared on a long list of possible high-court picks that Trump updated earlier this month. And Barrett and Thapar were among the nominees whom Trump considered before selecting Brett Kavanaugh for the court in 2018.
The three judges also have something else in common: They're young, and have the prospect of serving on the top U.S. court...
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Biden Blasts Conservatives Pushing To Fill SCOTUS Vacancy Before Election

Biden Blasts Conservatives Pushing To Fill SCOTUS Vacancy Before Election

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The Democratic nominee urged Senate Republicans to wait until after the election to confirm a replacement for late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat draped in black

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat draped in black

1 month ago   |   By KCCI

The U.S. Supreme Court is honoring the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Judge sides with Virginia, but Robert E. Lee statue stays put for now

Judge sides with Virginia, but Robert E. Lee statue stays put for now

RICHMOND, Va. - A judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of the Democratic Virginia governor's plans to remove an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee - but said the... Read more ...

Amy Coney Barrett Will Be 115th Court Justice

Amy Coney Barrett Will Be 115th Court Justice

Republicans got their wish Monday night: The Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court a mere eight days before the election. The vote was 52-48... Read more ...

Obama blasts Kushner for suggesting that Black Americans need to 'want' to...

Obama blasts Kushner for suggesting that Black Americans need to 'want' to be successful

Former President Barack Obama laced into Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior adviser of President Donald Trump, after Kushner invoked a racist trope by implying that the... Read more ...

Federal judge rebuffs Justice Department's bid to aid Trump in defamation case

Federal judge rebuffs Justice Department's bid to aid Trump in defamation case

A federal judge has dealt a setback to the Justice Department's attempt to take over President Donald Trump's defense in a defamation suit brought by a New York writer who... Read more ...

Despite Trump-Modi Friendship, Survey Says Indian Americans Back Biden

Despite Trump-Modi Friendship, Survey Says Indian Americans Back Biden

A new survey of Indian American voters finds they heavily favor Biden over Trump. Both campaigns have been reaching out to Indian Americans, a small but potentially decisive... Read more ...

Medicare and Medicaid to cover early Covid vaccine

Medicare and Medicaid to cover early Covid vaccine

The Trump administration this week will announce a plan to cover the out-of-pocket costs of Covid-19 vaccines for millions of Americans who receive Medicare or Medicaid, said... Read more ...

Trump's final pitch to Pennsylvania: I love fracking

Trump's final pitch to Pennsylvania: I love fracking

President Donald Trump crisscrossed Pennsylvania on Monday in a frenzied attempt to pull out a critical victory with a singular message: fracking, fracking, fracking. At... Read more ...

Jared Kushner Mocks Black Lives Matter Activists: They 'Go On Instagram And Cry'

Jared Kushner Mocks Black Lives Matter Activists: They 'Go On Instagram And Cry'

President Trump's son-in-law suggested some Black people simply don't want to be successful. Read more ...

Poll: Trump ahead of Biden by single digits in Texas

Poll: Trump ahead of Biden by single digits in Texas

President Donald Trump has expanded his single-digit lead over Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Texas, according to a new survey of the state with the... Read more ...

Suspect Nabbed in Ballot Fire

Suspect Nabbed in Ballot Fire

A man was charged with lighting a fire in a Boston ballot drop box and damaging dozens of ballots, police said Monday. Worldy Armand, a 39-year-old Boston resident, was taken... Read more ...