Democrats, with election in view, focus on healthcare in Supreme Court fight
By Lawrence Hurley and Steve Holland WASHINGTON - Democratic lawmakers on Sunday warned that if the U.S. Senate approves President Donald Trump's third Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, she could cast a decisive vote to strike down the Obamacare health law. With Republicans controlling the Senate, Democrats have little leverage to prevent a quick vote on Barrett before the Nov.
Pelosi slams Republicans for trying to 'undo' Affordable Care Act through Trump Supreme Court nominee
GOP invests $10M in boosting Trump with Barrett confirmation
The Republican National Committee is putting Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation fight front and center with voters just weeks before Election Day
Trump campaign sues to block mail-in ballot rule changes
President Donald Trump’s campaign committee and the Republican National Committee sued Saturday to block North Carolina election officials from enforcing rule changes that could boost the number of ballots counted in the presidential battleground state.
Who is Amy Coney Barrett? Trump's anti-abortion supreme court nominee
Subject to confirmation by the Senate, Amy Coney Barrett will be the youngest justice on the US supreme court, a position from which she will be set to influence American life for decades yet to come.
Biden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice
Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Saturday that voters should decide who nominates the next Supreme Court justice to replace the vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
CBS News/YouGov: Close presidential contest in North Carolina
Democrat Cal Cunningham holds firm lead over GOP incumbent Thom Tillis in Senate race
GOP Sen.: Dems Shouldn’t Turn SCOTUS Fight Into Another ‘Freakshow’ With ‘Protesters With the Genitalia-Shaped Headgear’
Senator John Kennedy (R- LA) said on Fox News Sunday Democrats better not turn the upcoming Supreme Court fight into another “freakshow.” He told Brit
GOP senator on hypocrisy charges: Majority in power does what it wants
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) defended the Republican Senate majority's decision to proceed with a Supreme Court nomination weeks before Election Day pointing to provisions in the Constitution that note filling such a vacancy is "unaffected by the electoral calendar.
Chuck Todd shreds GOP senator for making rules ‘out of thin air’: ‘The party looks like a bunch of hypocrites’
Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s Meet the Press, on Sunday told Republican Sen. Roy Blunt (MO) that his party “looks like a bunch of hypocrites” because they are set to nominate President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick in an election year. Following Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the high court, Todd reminded […]
How it happened: From law professor to high court in 4 years
Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana. Within weeks, she is likely to be the newest associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
This GOP senator just proposed a bill to help Trump undermine the election
A new bill proposed by Republican Sen. Rick Scott is “entirely unworkable,” Slate reported Thursday evening, but demonstrates the GOP’s intense desire to make sure millions of votes aren’t counted in the general election by severely restricting the time frame during which they can be tallied. The Orwellian-named “Help America Vote Act of 2020,” which […]
Trump is using the coronavirus as an excuse to go full kleptocrat, and the GOP is going right along with him
Trump has treated the coronavirus response like a family project, and that means we don't know enough about who is getting rich off of it, or why.