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Graham: "We got the votes to confirm" nominee before election

Tuesday  10:46,   22 september 2020

Four Republicans would have to break with the party to prevent a vote from coming to the floor. Senator Mitt Romney of Utah, who broke with the party to vote in favor of convicting President Trump on one article of impeachment, has not yet weighed... >>>

Sheldon Whitehouse's crusade against the little guy

Tuesday  10:46,   22 september 2020

In its 2001 Palazzolo v. Rhode Island decision, the Supreme Court expanded the power of landowners to sue governments over regulatory restrictions. It was a big victory for the little guys: Anthony Palazzolo, owner of a modest tow truck business,... >>>

New CDC flap exposes confusion and mismanagement of Trump's Covid response

Tuesday  10:46,   22 september 2020

New chaos at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over revised guidance on the spread of Covid-19 is a fresh sign of mixed messaging that long plagued the White House's failed pandemic response.New chaos at the US Centers for... >>>

Black voters in Detroit key for Biden, but are they engaged?

Tuesday  10:46,   22 september 2020

DETROIT (AP) — Wendy Caldwell-Liddell is tired of waiting for change in Detroit. The nation’s largest Black-majority city has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and its ensuing economic fallout. More than 14,200 COVID-19 cases and 1,500... >>>

Who's a hypocrite? GOP, Dems debate past comments on court

Tuesday  10:41,   22 september 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The “H” word — hypocrisy — is suddenly in vogue at the Capitol as lawmakers debate how quickly to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court following the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Senate Majority Leader Mitch... >>>

Trump falsely claims that for young people COVID-19 'affects virtually nobody,' though in March he told Bob Woodward 'plenty of young people' are impacted by the virus

Tuesday  10:41,   22 september 2020

The coronavirus has infected nearly 7 million people in the US, and nearly 200,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 as of Monday. The number of global coronavirus cases surpassed 30 million, and the death toll surpassed 938,000.Trump's non-alarmist... >>>

GOP House candidate Kim Klacik claims voters with ‘Trump syndrome’ won’t admit support for her ‘out loud’

Tuesday  10:41,   22 september 2020

Maryland GOP congressional candidate Kim Klacik’s campaign has caught fire with the help of her viral ads, but many of her would-be constituents are reluctant to outwardly show their support, she told “Hannity” Monday night. © FoxNews.com Maryland... >>>

Trump: Suburban women 'don't want projects next to their houses'

Tuesday  10:29,   22 september 2020

Donald Trump told a rally in Ohio on Monday night that he has the support of suburban women because they 'don't want projects being built next to their houses' - warning that Joe Biden threatened them.In remarks that have been previously >>>

Stephen Colbert Goads H.R. McMaster Into Attacking Trump

Tuesday  10:29,   22 september 2020

Unlike other one-time members of Donald Trump’s inner circle who have released books in recent weeks, former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster’s Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World is noticeably devoid of dirt about the... >>>

Top Republicans appear to give Trump just enough support to confirm a replacement for Justice Ginsburg

Tuesday  10:11,   22 september 2020

"I am certain if the shoe were on the other foot, you would do the same," Sen. Lindsey Graham wrote in a letter to Democratic lawmakers.Justice Ginsburg died on Friday at the age of 87 due to complications from metastatic pancreatic... >>>

Special counsel investigating DeVos for potential Hatch Act violation: report

Tuesday  10:11,   22 september 2020

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is under investigation for possible Hatch Act violations after she criticized Democratic candidate Joe Biden in a Fox News interview, Politico reports.According to Politico, the Office of the Special Counsel (OSC) has >>>

What Are Barbara Lagoa's Views and Religious Beliefs?

Tuesday  05:35,   22 september 2020

U.S. Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa, one of President Donald Trump's top choices to potentially replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is a practicing Catholic who favors the legal philosophy of Constitutional originalism.Florida... >>>

Former Mueller prosecutor says the special counsel let down the public and describes Trump as 'an animal' in new book

Tuesday  05:35,   22 september 2020

Asked whether Mueller had let down the American public, Andrew Weissmann told The Atlantic: "Absolutely, yep."Trump is "like an animal, clawing at the world with no concept of right and wrong," Weissmann wrote in his book, "Where Law Ends: Inside... >>>

A Grand Bargain on the Supreme Court?

Tuesday  05:35,   22 september 2020

It likely won’t happen because Democrats have little to offer.The deal would look something like this: In the Senate, which Republicans control 53-47, at least four GOP senators would refuse to confirm a new Supreme Court justice before the... >>>

Tucker: ‘Pathetic’ if RBG’s Dying Wish Was to Be Replaced by Next President

Tuesday  05:31,   22 september 2020

Fox News host Tucker Carlson may have reached a new low Monday night, calling the statement that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dictated just before her death “pathetic,” adding that he chose not to “believe for a second” that she said... >>>