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Justices Remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 'A Jurist Of Historic Stature'

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 17:55

Many of Ginsburg's Supreme Court colleagues, including current and former justices, praised her tenure. Chief Justice John Roberts called Ginsburg "a tireless and resolute champion of justice."

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Trump Says He Expects To Announce His Supreme Court Pick 'Next Week'

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 17:54

The president says he likely will nominate a woman, noting that such a choice "would certainly be appropriate."

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Susan Collins: Whoever Wins The Presidential Election Should Fill SCOTUS Vacancy

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 17:06

The Maine Republican says, "The decision on a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court should be made by the President who is elected on November 3rd."

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'It Only Takes 4': Durbin Hopes Some Republicans Break Ranks To Block A Trump Nominee

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 16:53

The Illinois Democrat, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, told NPR's Weekend Edition he hopes some Republicans decline to fill the Ruth Bader Ginsburg vacancy before the election.

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Sources: Trump Considers Barrett, Lagoa, Thapar For Supreme Court Spot

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 15:26

Judges Amy Coney Barrett is considered to be the front-runner among the trio of federal appellate court judges. She was a finalist during the president's last high court selection.

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Kamala Harris And Her Husband Make Stop Outside The Supreme Court

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 13:08

The Democratic vice presidential nominee visited the court Saturday morning.

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'Use My Words Against Me': Lindsey Graham's Shifting Position On Court Vacancies

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 12:56

Before he chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee, the South Carolina senator said a Supreme Court vacancy shouldn't be filled during an election year. His position has changed.

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Trump Says GOP Should Select A New Supreme Court Justice 'Without Delay'

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:39

In a tweet Saturday morning, the president seemed to imply that he wanted to put a new justice on the court before Election Day.

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Illinois Senator Dick Durbin On Filling The Supreme Court Vacancy

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:13

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., about the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the political maneuvering following her death.

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Trump's Supreme Court Pick Shrouded In Secrecy

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:40

The process is shrouded in secrecy, but the president's flair for the dramatic has introduced a sense of showmanship to the highly choreographed roll out.

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Trump's Supreme Court Pick Will Likely Be Introduced With Fanfare

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:40

The process is shrouded in secrecy, but the president's flair for the dramatic has introduced a sense of showmanship to the highly choreographed roll out.

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Democrats Raised More Than $30 Million Following RBG's Death

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:39

In the 12 hours from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday, Democratic candidates and causes raised tens of millions of dollars on the ActBlue fundraising platform and the donations continue rolling in.

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The Names on Trump's List Of Potential Supreme Court Nominees

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:35

The president has said that his Supreme Court nominees will come from among a list of names that he first released as a candidate and which has since been updated.

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Mourners Spontaneously Gather Outside Supreme Court To Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 09:14

Hundreds gathered on the court's plaza to pay their respects to the legal icon, who died Friday at the age of 87.

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France Encourages Use Of Transparent Masks To Help Those With Hearing Loss

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 08:01

Some 10% of the population is hard of hearing. The government is helping companies cover costs of making see-through masks. "It's a protection, but it's also a communication tool," says an official.

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Patrick Leahy Says A Vote Now To Replace Ginsburg Would Be 'Political Hypocrisy'

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 08:00

The Vermont Democrat said a vote before Election Day would break with the position Republicans embraced in 2016 when they refused to consider the nomination of Obama nominee Merrick Garland.

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Judge Refers Prosecutors For Possible DOJ Investigation In Rebuke Over Botched Case

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:02

Judge Alison Nathan wrote she fears government lapses in an Iranian sanctions case may have revealed broader problems with how prosecutors disclose evidence to defendants.

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Ginsburg's Death Is A Major Cultural Moment That's About To Upend Politics Again

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:00

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is vowing a vote for a potential Trump nominee will take place on the Senate floor despite McConnell not even holding a hearing for Obama's 2016 nominee.

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Poll: Climate Becomes Top Priority For Democrats; Trump Struggles On Race, COVID-19

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:00

President Trump's handling of coronavirus pandemic and race relations are weighing down his reelection campaign. He continues, however, to have an advantage on the economy.

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Police Settlements: How The Cost Of Misconduct Impacts Cities And Taxpayers

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:00

Payouts range from multi-million-dollars to far less but the financial impact is often overlooked. One argument in the protests over policing is that funds for police could be better used elsewhere.

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