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Trump's Supreme Court Pick Heads to Capitol Tuesday for Meetings

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Judge Amy Coney Barrett will begin a series of one-on-one meetings with U.S. senators on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump and GOP leaders begin to execute their plan to elevate her to the Supreme Court by Election Day with only Republican support.
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Senate Judiciary panel staffs up for Barrett fight

Senate Judiciary panel staffs up for Barrett fight

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are rapidly staffing up for the upcoming fight over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
Both sides have added more than 20 staff members so far with more expected to come, according to Democratic and GOP aides. On the Democratic side, eight additional counsels have started or will start in the next day with more staff expected to come, according to Tom Mentzer, communications director for Sen. Dianne Feinstein , the top Democrat on the committee.
Two days before the death of Justice Ruth Bader...
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Shaheen would meet with Barrett, as she would with any Supreme Court nominee, spokesperson says

Shaheen would meet with Barrett, as she would with any Supreme Court nominee, spokesperson says

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen would meet with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett if asked, “as she would with any nominees who asks,” a spokesperson for the Democratic senator told WMUR on Monday.
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Poll: Biden leads Trump in North Carolina

Poll: Biden leads Trump in North Carolina

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Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

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