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Poll: Democrats have slight edge heading into Barrett confirmation battle

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A narrow plurality of swing voters said in a new poll that the Senate should confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court only if President Donald Trump wins reelection - an indication that Democrats have a slight advantage in public opinion heading into brutal hearings next month.
A POLITICO/Morning Consult survey conducted Saturday, after news that Trump had settled on Barrett as his choice, found that voters were evenly split on both the nomination and the proper timing for a Senate vote. On the narrow question of whether Barrett should be confirmed, 37 percent said they favor...
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The 4 Democratic Overreaches That Got Us Here

The 4 Democratic Overreaches That Got Us Here

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If Amy Coney Barrett joins the Supreme Court later this year, conservatives will rightly be thrilled, but maybe Democrats and the Left will question their scorched-earth tactics of the past few years.
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Top Democrat: We Can 'Slow' Barrett's Confirmation Process But 'Can't Stop' It

Top Democrat: We Can 'Slow' Barrett's Confirmation Process But 'Can't Stop' It

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Sen. Dick Durbin, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said there's no silver bullet for blocking Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett would have final say on recusal calls

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WASHINGTON - Democrats are urging U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself from any election-related cases because of President Donald Trump's comments that he expects the justices to potentially decide the outcome, but there is no way to force her to do so.
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'We Can't Stop The Outcome,' No. 2 Senate Democrat Says Of Barrett Confirmation

'We Can't Stop The Outcome,' No. 2 Senate Democrat Says Of Barrett Confirmation

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President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court dominated the Sunday political shows, with Democrats accusing Republican senators of hypocrisy.
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Democrats lament Amy Coney Barrett pick but say 'we can't stop the outcome'

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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Democrats "can slow it down perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at the most, but we can't stop the outcome."
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8 Down-Ballot Races To Watch If Democrats Win Really Big

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Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After Election Day

The court rejected a GOP effort to block the state from receiving and counting ballots up to 9 days after the election. Read more ...

White House COVID-19 task force officials reportedly took personal offense...

White House COVID-19 task force officials reportedly took personal offense to a Trump admin report that lists 'ending the COVID-19 pandemic' as one of Trump's major first term accomplishments

Summary List Placement White House COVID-19 task force officials were offended by a report from the Trump administration that lists "ending the COVID-19 pandemic" as one of... Read more ...

Barrett sits out as Supreme Court punts on Pennsylvania ballot deadline case

Barrett sits out as Supreme Court punts on Pennsylvania ballot deadline case

The Supreme Court declined to expedite a Republican challenge to the extended ballot-receipt deadline in Pennsylvania, but the justices are leaving the option of weighing in on... Read more ...

Opinion | The Anonymous Unmasking Reveals a Secret About Washington Dirt

Opinion | The Anonymous Unmasking Reveals a Secret About Washington Dirt

Washington seems to be a little pissed off that Anonymous-the character who wrote the 2018 New York Times op-ed about the so-called “resistance” inside President Donald Trump's... Read more ...

Trump stokes suburban fears after Philadelphia shooting

Trump stokes suburban fears after Philadelphia shooting

PHILADELPHIA - Donald Trump is making a last-ditch effort to rattle the suburbs. In the wake of civil unrest sparked by a fatal police shooting here Monday, the president... Read more ...

'Anonymous' Author Behind Anti-Trump 'Resistance' Op-Ed And Book Identified

'Anonymous' Author Behind Anti-Trump 'Resistance' Op-Ed And Book Identified

Miles Taylor, who helped enforce Trump's child separation policy, had previously only been described as a senior official. Read more ...

Florida man charged after altering governor's voter registration

Florida man charged after altering governor's voter registration

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was briefly unable to vote this week because a 20-year-old Naples man altered the Republican governor's home address in the state's... Read more ...

US Air Force F-16s intercepted an unresponsive aircraft flying over a Trump...

US Air Force F-16s intercepted an unresponsive aircraft flying over a Trump rally in Arizona

Summary List Placement US Air Force F-16 fighter jets tasked with defending US airspace intercepted an unresponsive aircraft flying in restricted airspace near a Trump rally in... Read more ...

Kushner Bragged That Trump Wrested Control Of COVID-19 Response From...

Kushner Bragged That Trump Wrested Control Of COVID-19 Response From Doctors: Report

By mid-April, President Trump was successfully "getting the country back from the doctors," son-in-law Jared Kushner says in audio obtained by CNN. Read more ...