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Biden's Warning To GOP Senators On Supreme Court: ‘Americans Are Watching'

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The former vice president cast high stakes for Amy Coney Barrett's nomination, framing it as a life and death struggle for the Affordable Care Act.
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Koch-backed advocacy group launched a 'full-scale' campaign to push Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation

Koch-backed advocacy group launched a 'full-scale' campaign to push Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation

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Americans for Prosperity , a political advocacy group backed by billionaire Charles Koch, is campaigning to support President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, the group said in a press release Saturday.
"today commended President Trump for nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court," the group said in the release, adding that it "now commits the full weight of its permanent grassroots infrastructure to drive her confirmation to the high court."
AFP said it will launch its campaign with "several waves of targeted direct-mail...
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Schumer slams Amy Coney Barrett nomination as ploy to end Obamacare

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'A vote by any senator for Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a vote to strike down the Affordable Care Act and eliminate protections for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions,' the Senate minority leader said Sunday.
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Trump attacks ‘Hanoi Dick' Blumenthal for lying about Vietnam, as Dem senators refuse to meet SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett

Trump attacks ‘Hanoi Dick' Blumenthal for lying about Vietnam, as Dem senators refuse to meet SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett

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Two leading Democrats have refused to meet with Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. They were quickly ridiculed by President Donald Trump, as the fight over Barrett's nomination entered familiar partisan territory.
Senators Richard Blumenthal and Mazie Hirono both said on Saturday that they won't meet with Barrett before voting on her confirmation, with Blumenthal calling her an “extreme jurist” and saying he would “refuse to treat this process as legitimate.”
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Democrats say Republicans will pay price at polls for confirming Barrett

Democrats say Republicans will pay price at polls for confirming Barrett

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Senior congressional Democrats on Sunday warned that Senate Republicans will pay a price for rushing to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court before Election Day.
President Donald Trump formally announced Barrett's nomination to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday. Her confirmation hearing, which will last three to four days, will begin Oct. 12, setting the stage for a possible floor vote ahead of Election Day.
“The election is, what, 37 days from now?” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on CNN's “State of the Union.” “The next election, and the senators...
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Democrats, with election in view, focus on healthcare in Supreme Court fight

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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.
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GOP Could Face Backlash for Quick Vote on Barrett

GOP Could Face Backlash for Quick Vote on Barrett

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Senate Republicans are setting the dates for their lighting-round confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, but there are signs that winning that vote may not be the end of the debate. Although they're outnumbered and can do little to stop President Trump's Supreme Court choice, Democrats deciding on their next...
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Democrats seek to turn Supreme Court fight into referendum on Obamacare

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Joe Biden and his Democratic allies are seeking to turn Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court into a referendum on Obamacare.
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Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings To Begin Oct. 12, Sen. Lindsey Graham Says

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings To Begin Oct. 12, Sen. Lindsey Graham Says

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The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said he hopes to hand over Barrett's confirmation process to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by Oct. 26.
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Barrett could be Ginsburg's polar opposite on Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON - Amy Coney Barrett paid homage to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her White House speech Saturday as a shatterer of glass ceilings. She said she would be mindful of the woman whose place she would take on the Supreme Court.
She even commented that her children think their father is the better cook, much as Ginsburg used to talk about her husband's prowess in the kitchen.
But the replacement of the liberal icon Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the high court, by Barrett, who would be the fifth, would represent the most dramatic ideological change on the Supreme Court in...
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Amy Coney Barrett 'Notorious A.C.B.' Shirts Offered by Senate Committee Who Are Slammed For Co-opting Ginsburg's Nickname

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The National Republican Senatorial Committee posted a tweet peddling shirts with "Notorious A.C.B." on them moments after President Donald Trump announced Barrett was his Supreme Court nominee.
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