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Federal Judge Dismisses Effort To Throw Out Drive-Through Votes In Houston

The decision means about 127,000 ballots cast by drive-through voting in the Houston area will be counted. It follows a similar ruling by the Texas Supreme Court on Sunday. → Read More

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Amy Coney Barrett Moves A Step Closer To Confirmation After Judiciary Committee Vote

Democrats boycotted the vote, pointing to what they called the damage she would do to health care, and reproductive and voting rights, and the fact the vote took place amid the presidential election. → Read More

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Barrett Says She Has 'No Animus' Toward Obamacare

On the third day of her confirmation hearings, Democrats again questioned the Supreme Court nominee on her views regarding the Affordable Care Act. → Read More

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Barrett, An Originalist, Says Meaning Of Constitution 'Doesn't Change Over Time'

The Supreme Court nominee was asked her views on interpreting the meaning of the Constitution in her second day of confirmation hearings. → Read More

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Harris: Republicans 'Defying Will Of The People' By Pushing Barrett Nomination

The Democratic vice presidential nominee called on Senate Republicans to hold off on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation until after the presidential election. → Read More

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READ: Sen. Feinstein's Opening Statement On Amy Coney Barrett's Nomination

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Senate should put off the nomination until after the presidential election. → Read More

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WATCH LIVE: Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing

President Trump's third nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court is delivering her opening statement Monday, along with the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. → Read More

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White House Eyes Piecemeal Pandemic Aid After Trump Ends Talks On Overall Package

But a top aide to Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted that she spoke to the treasury secretary Wednesday about a standalone measure to help airlines. A previous attempt to do this failed amid GOP opposition. → Read More

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'A Brazen Invitation': Democrats Deliver Well Wishes And Criticism For Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will pray for the president and first lady after they tested positive for the coronavirus and says she hopes this is a wake-up call for others who ignored safety measures. → Read More

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Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Becomes 1st Woman To Lie In State

In a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt says Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg won equality "not in one swift victory, but brick by brick, case by case." → Read More

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'Honor Her Wish': Trump Met With Boos As He Pays Respects To Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in repose at the Supreme Court. President Trump is expected to announce his nominee to replace Ginsburg on Saturday. → Read More

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'Honor Her Wish': Trump Met With Boos As He Pays Respects To Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in repose at the Supreme Court. President Trump is expected to announce his nominee to replace Ginsburg on Saturday. → Read More

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Ginsburg, Role Model And 'Rock Star,' Lies In Repose At Supreme Court

In a ceremony inside the court's Great Hall, Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt eulogizes Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a "path-marking role model for women and girls of all ages." → Read More

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Trump Says He Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick 'Probably Saturday'

The president said he is looking at five potential nominees to fill the seat left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. → Read More

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CDC Director Says COVID Vaccine Likely Won't Be Widely Available Until Next Year

Emphasizing the continued importance of masks, Robert Redfield said that while first responders may have early access to a vaccine, broader access is not likely for six to nine months after approval. → Read More

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'America Will Always Rise Up': Trump, Biden Commemorate Sept. 11 Attacks

While President Trump spoke in Shanksville, Pa., Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden bumped elbows with Vice President Pence in New York. Biden is traveling to Shanksville later in the day. → Read More

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Trump Urges Supporters To Go To Polls Even After Voting By Mail

Facebook and Twitter have both flagged content about Trump's suggestion that supporters should visit polling stations to "make sure" their mailed ballots count. Voting twice is illegal. → Read More

Trump Visits Kenosha Against Local Officials' Wishes

The president is visiting the Wisconsin city where 29-year-old Jacob Blake, who is Black, was shot and seriously wounded by police and two people were shot and killed in subsequent unrest. → Read More

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Republicans Blast Democrats As Socialists. Here's What Socialism Is

The GOP has long accused Democrats of promoting socialism, but, for many Americans, it may no longer be such a frightening label. → Read More

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'We're Risking Our Lives': Front-Line Federal Workers Sue For Hazard Pay

From correctional officers to TSA employees, federal workers say their jobs are made more dangerous by the coronavirus. → Read More