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Trump Kept the Quiet Part Quiet About Amy Coney Barrett

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The president introduced his Supreme Court pick-but stayed mum about the real reasons he needs her.
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Trump picks Barrett as he moves to tilt U.S. Supreme Court rightward

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, and she pledged to become a justice in the mold of the late staunch conservative Antonin Scalia - another milestone in Trump's rightward shift of the top U.S. judicial body.
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US Senators from Pa. react to President Trump's Supreme Court nomination

US Senators from Pa. react to President Trump's Supreme Court nomination

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Senators Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey have weighed-in on what they think about the nomination.
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Trump Nominating Amy Coney Barrett After Voting Has Begun Undermines The Democratic Process, Civil Rights Groups Say

Trump Nominating Amy Coney Barrett After Voting Has Begun Undermines The Democratic Process, Civil Rights Groups Say

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Civil rights groups condemned the president for undermining the democratic process by nominating a judge to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after voting has already begun to take place in the 2020 election. In typical Donald Trump form, after accusing Democrats of “rigging” the election , the president's nomination on Saturday of Amy Coney Barrett could end up helping him get re-elected.
Those above truths will be disastrous for certain liberties that Americans take for granted, civil rights leaders said in response to Barrett's nomination.
“With a presidential election...
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Trump nominates conservative judge to the Supreme Court

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President Trump has nominated to the Supreme Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, launching both a rush to confirm a conservative justice before Election Day and a confirmation battle unlike any the U.S. has ever seen.
“Today it is my honor to nominate one of our nation's most brilliant and gifted legal minds to the Supreme Court,” Trump said at a White House Rose Garden ceremony Saturday, eight days after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who led the court's liberal wing. “She is a woman of unparalleled achievement, towering intellect, sterling credentials and unyielding loyalty to the...
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Maryland Sens. Van Hollen, Cardin oppose Barrett's Supreme Court appointment and say fight isn't over

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Democratic Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen said Saturday they are not giving up on trying to defeat the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett.
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Biden Responds To Trump Court Pick: 'Health Care Is On The Ballot'

Biden Responds To Trump Court Pick: 'Health Care Is On The Ballot'

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The Democratic nominee said the winner of the presidential election should select the next nominee. President Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his choice for the Supreme Court on Saturday.
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President Trump Nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett

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On September 26th, President Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. FOX News Radio's White House Correspondent Jon Decker joins Jared Halpern to discuss the President's choice and what comes next.
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Senate confirmation hearings likely to start Oct. 12 for Barrett, Trump says

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WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said the Senate will likely open hearings on his third Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on Oct. 12 and he expected a full Senate vote before the Nov. 3 election.
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Senate Judiciary Panel To Start Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings On Oct. 12

Senate Judiciary Panel To Start Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings On Oct. 12

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The hearings on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett are expected to last four days. President Trump wants a final vote in the Senate before the election.
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Senate confirmation hearings likely to start Oct. 12 for Barrett, Trump says

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate will likely open hearings on President Donald Trump's third nominee to the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, on Oct. 12, he said on Saturday.
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Illinois Democratic Senators frustrated with President Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Illinois Democratic Senators frustrated with President Trump's Supreme Court nominee

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WASHINGTON - The Senators from Illinois have released statements regarding President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee announcement Saturday afternoon of appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin , a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and U.S Senator Tammy Duckworth seem frustrated with Republicans.
President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
“It is clear why Republicans have reversed their position from 2016 about giving the American people ‘a voice' in filling an election year vacancy. They want another vote on the Supreme Court for their...
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Headlines: President Trump announces Supreme Court nomination; first coronavirus death in 11 days reported in NH

Headlines: President Trump announces Supreme Court nomination; first coronavirus death in 11 days reported in NH

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President Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and health officials in New Hampshire announce the first coronavirus-related death in 11 days.
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Trump Formally Nominates Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court

Trump Formally Nominates Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court

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The president's announcement marks the start of a contentious Senate battle.
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Syria accuses U.S. using sanctions to suffocate Syrians ‘like George Floyd'

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NEW YORK - Syria's foreign minister accused U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Saturday of attempting to suffocate Syrians with sanctions "just like George Floyd and others were cruelly suffocated in the United States."
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‘Brilliant and gifted': Trump makes conservative judge Barrett his Supreme Court pick

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday announced conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett as his third U.S. Supreme Court appointment, setting off a scramble in the Republican-led Senate to confirm her before Election Day in 5-1/2 weeks.
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett has staked out conservative positions

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WASHINGTON - In nominating Amy Coney Barrett for a lifetime job on the U.S. Supreme Court, President Donald Trump has selected a federal appeals court judge who has staked out conservative legal positions on key hot-button issues in three years on the bench.
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Iowa, Nebraska leaders respond to President Trump nominating Amy Coney Barrett to U.S. Supreme Court

Iowa, Nebraska leaders respond to President Trump nominating Amy Coney Barrett to U.S. Supreme Court

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Elected officials in Nebraska and Iowa are responding to President Donald Trump nominating judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court.
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Health Experts Question What Mike Pence Is Doing

Health Experts Question What Mike Pence Is Doing

Health policy specialists questioned White House officials' claim that federal rules on essential workers allow Vice President Mike Pence to continue to campaign and not... Read more ...

'Nothing changes': Trump dances around Covid as cases mount in final days

'Nothing changes': Trump dances around Covid as cases mount in final days

President Donald Trump is heading into the final nine days of the 2020 election with a new nationwide explosion in coronavirus cases and a second outbreak in the top ranks of... Read more ...

Senate Republicans Advance Barrett's Supreme Court Nomination

Senate Republicans Advance Barrett's Supreme Court Nomination

The 51-48 cloture vote sets the stage for a final confirmation vote Monday evening - just over a week before the general election. (Image credit: Sarah Silbiger/Pool/Getty Images) Read more ...

Pence's Chief of Staff Tests Positive

Pence's Chief of Staff Tests Positive

Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff became the latest in a flurry of top White House officials to test positive for the coronavirus even as President Trump insisted... Read more ...

Biden: Trump's view of suburbs is 'not who we are'

Biden: Trump's view of suburbs is 'not who we are'

President Donald Trump "wouldn't know a suburb unless he took a wrong turn," Democratic nominee Joe Biden said during a television interview, slamming the president's view of... Read more ...

Christie 'Surprised' Pence Will Campaign After Aides Test Positive For COVID-19

Christie 'Surprised' Pence Will Campaign After Aides Test Positive For COVID-19

“You got to keep yourself away from everybody," said the former New Jersey governor, who was recently hospitalized with the coronavirus. Read more ...

Trump top campaign adviser: 'The president wants to see every Republican...

Trump top campaign adviser: 'The president wants to see every Republican reelected'

Trump senior campaign adviser Corey Lewandowski insisted on Sunday that President Donald Trump “wants to see every Republican reelected, regardless of who they are,”... Read more ...

Biden Blasts Trump As U.S. COVID-19 Cases Mount And Pence Staff Endures Outbreak

Biden Blasts Trump As U.S. COVID-19 Cases Mount And Pence Staff Endures Outbreak

The United States in the past two days has registered its highest number of new COVID-19 cases - about 84,000 on Friday and about 79,900 on Saturday. Read more ...

Pelosi to run for speaker again if Democrats keep the House

Pelosi to run for speaker again if Democrats keep the House

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday she'll seek another term as speaker, should Democrats keep the House majority in the Nov. 3 elections. Asked directly by host Jake... Read more ...

NYPD Officer Suspended After Blasting 'Trump 2020' From Patrol Car Loudspeaker

NYPD Officer Suspended After Blasting 'Trump 2020' From Patrol Car Loudspeaker

Chilling incident occurred on first day of early voting. Read more ...