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Amy Coney Barrett Will Upend American Life as We Know It

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

There was never much doubt that the Republican-led Senate would confirm Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court. In the immediate wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death last month, some Republican senators said they would support the confirmation even before President Donald Trump selected a nominee. So influential is the conservative legal movement and Trump himself that no name was needed before committing to one of the most consequential votes of those senators' careers. As expected, the final vote for Barrett fell along strict party lines, making her the first Supreme Court...
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Amy Coney Barrett Will Be 115th Court Justice

Amy Coney Barrett Will Be 115th Court Justice

1 month ago   |   By Newser

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, with no Democrats voting in favor and Susan Collins of Maine the only Republican to vote against, reports the Hill. The 48-year-old...
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US Senate confirms Barrett to the Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Senate Republicans overpower Democratic opposition to install Barrett on high court just eight days before election.
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In One Last Gasp Of A Dying GOP, The Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

This is a shameful, 11th-hour power grab from a Republican Party that's officially on its political deathbed.
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Amy Coney Barrett is Confirmed by Senate, Reshaping the Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The vote capped a brazen feat for Republicans, who pushed through a Supreme Court nominee in little more than five weeks with the election looming.
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Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By LISA MASCARO
WASHINGTON - Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump's nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come.
Trump's choice to fill the vacancy of the late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg potentially opens a new era of rulings on abortion, the Affordable Care Act and even his own election. Democrats were unable to stop the outcome, Trump's third justice on the court, as Republicans race to reshape the...
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US Senate Votes To Confirm Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By CBS

The Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday with just days to go before Election Day, solidifying the conservative majority on the court as it is set to consider several high-profile cases in the coming months.
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Justice Amy Coney Barrett will be a boon to the nation

Justice Amy Coney Barrett will be a boon to the nation

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Senate confirmation Monday of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court is a win for all of America, and couldn't come at a more critical time. Barrett's scholarship, record on the bench and confirmation testimony show she has the “deep legal expertise, dispassionate judicial temperament and sheer intellectual horsepower” Americans deserve in Supreme Court justices,...
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U.S. Senate votes to confirm Supreme Court pick Barrett

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Enough Republican U.S. senators voted on Monday to confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, with the White House planning a celebratory event afterward.
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Trump remakes Supreme Court as Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The Republican-led U.S. Senate handed President Donald Trump a major pre-election political victory on Monday by confirming his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as he delivered a dramatic conservative overhaul of the nation's top judicial body.
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Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The 48-year-old judge solidifies the court's conservative majority, filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat just about a week before Election Day.
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Just Over a Week Before Election Day, Amy Coney Barrett Is Confirmed to The Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By Time

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday along a near party-line vote, cementing a strong conservative majority on the nation's highest court just over one week before Election Day.
With a 52 to 48 vote, Republicans put Barrett on the Supreme Court for a lifetime appointment without the support of a single Democrat. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine was the only Republican to vote against Barrett. The speed of the confirmation process, the stakes for the balance of power on the Supreme Court and the proximity to Election Day are expected to motivate voters on both sides of the...
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Justice Amy Coney Barrett: Senate CONFIRMS Trump appointee to US Supreme Court

Justice Amy Coney Barrett: Senate CONFIRMS Trump appointee to US Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By RT

The Senate has confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett as the ninth justice of the US Supreme Court. The largely party-line vote comes a week before the election and fills the seat vacated by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Barrett was confirmed on Monday evening in a vote that was largely expected, with no Democrats in favor and most Republicans in favor, enough to clear the Senate in which President Donald Trump's party enjoys a slight majority.
Her swearing-in ceremony was already scheduled for later in the evening at the White House, presided over by Justice Clarence Thomas. Barrett is...
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