US Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett

Credit: WorldNews- Published on October 27, 2020
The Republican-led US Senate handed President Donald Trump a major pre-election political victory on Monday by confirming his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as he delivered a dramatic conservative overhaul of the nation's top judicial body. The Senate voted largely along party lines to confirm Barrett to a lifetime post,...
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Donald Trump

45th president of the United States
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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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Amy Coney Barrett

Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
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(CNN)Last month, I wrote that Amy Coney Barrett would help to usher in a new post-truth jurisprudence on the Supreme Court. While I had cited her anti-science..
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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 — 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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United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress
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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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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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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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Republican Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
"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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Democratic Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
The claim that Democrats are hypocrites in calling for tough COVID-19 restrictions then acting contrary to those rules lacks context.
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President Trump is set to visit Georgia this weekend to rally for Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, who are both facing strong Democratic..
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As Congress returns from recess, Democrats and Republicans remain far apart on a new COVID-19 relief package. Many federal aid programs are set to expire at the..
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