Fact check: Senate Republicans moving to confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee but blocked Obama's

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A claim addressing the double standard for consideration of the two presidents' Supreme Court nominees was correct on substance, off on timing.
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Republican Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
President-elect Joe Biden has said he plans to address climate change as soon as he takes office. But how much will he be able to actually do if the Georgia..
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"It's all gone too far!" says the voting systems manager as he rebukes fellow Republicans.
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The swift and bitter pushback to President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to lead his budget office left some wondering if the incoming administration recognizes the..
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United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress
AG Barr: No evidence of widespread voter fraud; Rallying voters for Georgia's Senate runoffs
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If President-elect Joe Biden has his way, the tide is about to turn on climate policy. But how much could he really do without Senate support?
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One of Georgia's top election officials rebuked President Trump for his rhetoric Tuesday after a local elections worker received a death threat. Gabriel..
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Donald Trump

45th president of the United States
US President Donald Trump teased running again for president in 2024 as he hosted a holiday reception at the White House today."It's been an amazing four years,"..
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Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump have reportedly discussed the possibility of a pre-emptive pardon for the former New York mayor.Giuliani, who is currently the..
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Supreme Court of the United States

Highest court in the United States
Conservative U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., and others allege that state officials had no right under the state constitution to expand mail-in voting.
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More than 1,500 people are still incarcerated in Louisiana due to non-unanimous jury verdicts β€” 80% of whom are Black, one analysis found.
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The state must discard the "colonial notion" that it is a sovereign handing out "doles at its will" and is bound to act "fairly" and in a "transparent" manner,..
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Attorney general K K Venugopal has granted consent for initiating contempt proceedings against comic artist Rachita Taneja for her alleged objectionable tweets..
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The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on the Trump administration's attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census. Jessica Levinson, a..
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Barack Obama

44th president of the United States
During a segment last week on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert," the host quizzed his guest on why Parton didn't receive the honor under his watch.
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Obama highlights Ossoff's commitment to passing a new Voting Rights Act and his personal connection to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
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Barack Obama got the lowdown as Prez on UFOs -- or the lack thereof -- and although he won't say if space aliens are a thing, his facial reactions are more than..
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TV is something else in Russia, where they're running bits with actors dressed in blackface portraying Barack Obama. The skit aired as part of a satirical show..
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President-elect Joe Biden will announce senior members of his economic team tomorrow, including his nominee for Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. This comes as..
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