Amy Coney Barrett

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Trump’s impact on courts likely to last long beyond his term

On this, even President Donald Trump’s most fevered critics agree: He has left a deep imprint on the federal courts that will outlast his one term in office for decades to come. He used the promise of conservative judicial appointments to win over Republican skeptics as a candidate. Then as president, he relied on outside

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Barrett confirmed by Senate for Supreme Court, takes oath

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, with Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come. Trump’s choice to fill the vacancy of the late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett: Mom, Career Woman and Legal Scholar

A woman of faith, working mother, wife, respected scholar, and person of integrity and character well describe Judge Amy Coney Barrett.  If confirmed this week by the United States Senate, she would become the first United States Supreme Court Justice to have school-aged children while serving on our nation’s highest court. Her story resonates with

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Murkowski’s nod gives Barrett extra boost for Supreme Court

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett won crucial backing Saturday when one of the last Republican holdouts against filling the seat during an election season announced support for President Donald Trump’s pick ahead of a confirmation vote expected Monday. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, declared her support during a rare weekend Senate session as Republicans race

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Opinion: Conservative White Women Talk Trump, Election and Race

In many respects, they are the talk of the nation. According to author Dr. Paul Matzko, 12 of the top 15 radio talk shows in the United States are led by conservative/libertarian hosts. The genre has ballooned into a media bonanza, especially since 2015. Why? “Because 95 percent of the coverage of Donald Trump has

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McSally heaps praise on Barrett on eve of first confirmation vote

Arizona Sen. Martha McSally left little doubt how she plans to vote on Supreme Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination, calling Barrett “a gift to America” during a brief meeting Wednesday. The meeting, one of a series between senators and Barrett, came on the eve of a Senate Judiciary Committee vote on the nomination, which

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