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YCSO seeking Kidnapping Suspect who is also wanted in several Arizona Counties

Suspect Brian Aurelio is still being sought regarding the September 23rd incident in Congress – see prior media release below for details. Yavapai Silent Witness is offering up to a $650 cash reward for any information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Simply call 1800-932-3232 or submit a tip online. Charges pending so far

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Amy Coney Barrett: ‘Judges are not policymakers’

President Trump announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals as his nominee for Associate Justice on the Supreme Court this Saturday. In doing so, the President fulfilled one of his most sacred duties under the Constitution. Judge Barrett is exceptionally qualified for the High Court. A graduate of Rhodes College

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Amy Coney Barrett, Supreme Court nominee, is Scalia’s heir

Although Amy Coney Barrett is the president’s choice to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as heir to another departed Supreme Court justice: conservative hero Antonin Scalia. Like Scalia, for whom she once clerked, she is a committed Roman Catholic and a devotee of his favored interpretation of the Constitution known

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AP Explains: What’s next for Trump’s Supreme Court pick?

President Donald Trump has chosen Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sending the nomination to the Senate with hopes of a quick confirmation fewer than 40 days before the presidential election. Republicans are eyeing a vote in late October, though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hasn’t yet said for certain

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Trump taps ‘eminently qualified’ Barrett for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort. Barrett, a former clerk to the late Justice Antonin Scalia, said she was “truly

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GOP senators see political, principle gain in court fight

President Donald Trump marveled at a rally this week about how important Supreme Court nominations are to voters. But Senate Republicans are with the voters on that. Despite Democratic cries of hypocrisy, they’re hoping the battle over replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg will help them keep their Senate majority as well as Trump’s job in the

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