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Amy Coney Barrett: ‘I have an agenda to stick to the rule of law’

It’s day two of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings for the U.S. Supreme Court. As expected, Judge Barrett is proving that she understands our Constitution and the importance of separation of powers far better than Senate Democrats do. Since fewer than one-third of Americans want the Senate to reject Barrett’s nomination, Democrats have made

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Conservatives United, Excited As SCOTUS Hearings Get Underway

“Today we have reason to celebrate,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told activists and the press following the Senate Judiciary Committee’s opening hearing Monday on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. “Judge Barrett is very soon going to be confirmed as Justice Barrett.” Cruz joined fellow Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) Josh Hawley


Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Senate confirmation hearings begin

The Senate began its confirmation hearings this morning for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Just yesterday, the nonpartisan American Bar Association (ABA) gave Judge Barrett its highest rating of “well qualified” in a letter sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Democrats have called the

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Graham, Harris share spotlight as Barrett hearings begin

Senate Republicans are vowing a quick confirmation for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, as the party — undeterred by coronavirus infections or other distractions — rushes to put conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett on the high court before the Nov. 3 election. The process starts Monday with hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The


Pence draws contrasts between Biden, Trump at campaign event in Peoria

With only 26 days until the election and polls consistently showing the Trump campaign trailing in Arizona, Vice President Mike Pence visited a military and tactical gear company Thursday for a “Make America Great Again” campaign event. Pence began by calling his Wednesday night debate with Democrat Kamala Harris a “debate between two visions.” “If

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