What to expect tonight with Senate set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

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The Republican-led Senate is expected to hold a final vote on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday night despite continued protests from Democrats. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joined CBSN with the latest on what to expect for the vote.
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Amy Coney Barrett

Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
For years, conservative justices have said the court disfavors the Second Amendment. Justice Amy Coney Barrett is likely to shift the balance, and a case to help..
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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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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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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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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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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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A bipartisan group of lawmakers have announced a $908 billion relief plan with more funding for small businesses, state and local governments, plus unemployment..
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Lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill from their Thanksgiving break and renewed efforts to pass a coronavirus stimulus bill after months of stalled talks. CBS News..
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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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A bipartisan group of senators is working on a new COVID-19 relief package, as key assistance programs are set to expire at the end of the month. CBS News chief..
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With federal protections like eviction moratoriums and student loan suspensions set to expire at the end of the year, Congress remains gridlocked over a new..
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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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