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'Justice Joan' Larsen emerges as finalist for Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

IOWA CITY, Iowa - One of the women on Donald Trump's short list to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court got her first taste of politics as a college student stuffing envelopes for Democrat Joe Biden's 1988 presidential run.
But, by 1996, Joan L. Larsen was volunteering for Republican Bob Dole, and today few doubt her conservative credentials, which includes a longtime affiliation with the Federalist Society.
Larsen is among a small group of female lawyers whom Trump is considering to replace Ginsburg, the liberal icon whose death last week gave conservatives a chance to...
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Trump will announce Supreme Court pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

President Donald Trump said he will reveal his nomination for the Supreme Court justice to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday.
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Trump says he will announce Supreme Court pick on Saturday

Trump says he will announce Supreme Court pick on Saturday

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court on Saturday at the White House, he tweeted.
The announcement of Trump's pick will set off one of the most contentious confirmation processes in some time, with Republicans looking to hold a vote on the eventual nominee before the election on Nov. 3 over Democratic objections that it is too close to Election Day.
The president told reporters Monday that he is weighing five different women to potentially fill the seat vacated by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday of complications from cancer.
Trump is...
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Trump tweets that Supreme Court nominee to be announced Saturday

Trump tweets that Supreme Court nominee to be announced Saturday

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Trump said Monday he's considering five women to replace the liberal icon, including federal judges Amy Coney Barrett and Barbara Lagoa.
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Trump Says He'll Announce U.S. Supreme Court Nominee on Saturday

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump said he'll announce on Saturday his nomineeto replace deceased Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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