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Who is Amy Coney Barrett, the judge at the top of Trump’s list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg?Amy Coney Barrett tops President Trump’s list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. The 48-year-old is a devout Catholic who is fervently antiabortion in the mold of the late Antonin Scalia. Her name was floated in 2018 to replace Anthony M. Kennedy.
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Live updates: Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she doesn’t support filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat before the electionTrump could unveil his pick ahead of the Sept. 29 debate with Joe Biden in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Federal court issues preliminary injunction halting Trump administration’s ban of Chinese app WeChatThe ruling means neither the ban on WeChat nor a separate one on the short-form video app TikTok will take place as originally scheduled.
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Trump says he will nominate woman to the Supreme Court next weekSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that a nominee from President Trump would get a vote in his chamber, while leading Democrats, including the party’s presidential nominee, Joe Biden, said a vote should not take place until the next president takes office.
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Attention to Biden’s earlier pledge to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court increasesConcern about who will fill Ginsburg's spot is likely to become a central focus of the 2020 election as questions about the diversity of the court gain more urgency.
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When it comes to race relations, the left and the right are miles apartDemocrats and Republicans view race relations much differently — and President Trump notices.
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How the Supreme Court fight could shape the battle for the Senate majoritySenate Republicans and Democrats both see potential benefits.
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Attention to Biden’s earlier pledge to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court increasesConcern about who will fill Ginsburg's spot is likely to become a central focus of the 2020 election as questions about the diversity of the court gain more urgency.
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When it comes to race relations, the left and the right are miles apartDemocrats and Republicans view race relations much differently — and President Trump notices.
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Trump celebrates with his faithful over a chance to replace a liberal icon with a conservative on the Supreme CourtThe raucous nature of the rally stood in contrast to the vigil held for Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Washington by the legions of the liberal justice’s fans.
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Trump says he will move ‘without delay’ to fill Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seatA ferocious political battle that could transform the court and alter the election has begun as Republican senators say they will move forward with filling the vacancy.
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Graham — an institutionalist turned Trump loyalist — will play a central role in Supreme Court battleSen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) will be at the center of what will likely be one of the most contentious confirmation battles in history, affording him an opportunity to demonstrate his loyalty to President Trump. But some Democrats say his position could help amplify the arguments against his reelection.
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How the Supreme Court fight could shape the battle for the Senate majoritySenate Republicans and Democrats both see potential benefits.
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Who is Amy Coney Barrett, the judge at the top of Trump’s list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg?Amy Coney Barrett tops President Trump’s list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. The 48-year-old is a devout Catholic who is fervently antiabortion in the mold of the late Antonin Scalia. Her name was floated in 2018 to replace Anthony M. Kennedy.
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Is it too close to the election to confirm a Supreme Court nominee?Since 1975, it's taken about 71 days for a president's nomination to be confirmed in a vote on the Senate floor.
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Where GOP senators stand on quickly filling Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seatMitch McConnell and President Trump both signaled their support for swiftly nominating a successor. Here's where GOP senators stand.
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Who Trump might pick for the Supreme CourtA look at Supreme Court nominee possibilities, starting with parlor game favorite Amy Coney Barrett.
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Why Mitch McConnell intends to confirm a new Supreme Court justice now, when he wouldn’t in 2016In 2016, Mitch McConnell wouldn't fill a Supreme Court opening. He confirmed he will this time with Trump as president.
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The Kavanaugh fight defined the 2018 election — until it didn’tThe most recent Supreme Court nomination fight ended up not changing the midterm results very much.
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Ginsburg’s death crystallizes the choice in November as no other issue canMore than the balance of power on the Supreme Court will be wrapped up in a confirmation battle.
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Trump, Clinton and Obama respond to Ginsburg’s death as political fight loomsThe death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sent shock waves through the country Friday night, igniting debate about the future of the high court.
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McConnell vows Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will get a Senate voteThe Senate leader, who blocked former president Barack Obama’s nominee for much of 2016, is pressing ahead within weeks of the Nov. 3 election.
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Ginsburg’s death jolts chaotic presidential race as both sides prepare for Supreme Court battleTop Republicans signal push to vote on new justice nominated by Trump, while Biden and other Democrats say the decision should be delayed until after Inauguration Day.
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Ginsburg’s death sets off political battle over her replacement, Supreme Court’s futureThe 87-year-old dictated a statement to her granddaughter in recent days saying, ‘My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.’
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