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Politics Oct 13WATCH: Barrett won’t commit to recusing from election disputes
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is vowing to bring no "agenda" to the court, batting back senators' questions Tuesday on abortion, gun rights and the November election, insisting she would take a conservative approach to the law but decide…
Politics Oct 13WATCH: Judge Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court confirmation hearings – Day 2
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will face senators' questions over her approach to health care, legal precedent and even the presidential election during a second day of confirmation hearings on track to lock in a conservative court majority for…
Politics Oct 11WATCH: Judge Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court confirmation hearings – Day 1
Barrett spoke Monday about her judicial philosophy, her experience and her large family at the end of the first day of her fast-tracked confirmation hearings.
Nation Oct 11Supreme Court pick Barrett draws on faith, family for Senate
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett vows to be a justice “fearless of criticism” as the split Senate charges ahead with confirmation hearings on President Donald Trump’s pick to cement a conservative court majority before Election Day.
Nation Sep 19Is 8 enough? Court vacancy could roil possible election case
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has left the Supreme Court shorthanded during a polarizing presidential campaign in which President Donald Trump has already suggested he may not accept the outcome and the court could be called on to step in…
Nation Sep 18Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
Politics Aug 31Appeals court again rules out House subpoena for McGahn
The latest decision comes weeks after the full appeals court rejected the panel's initial ruling that would have ended the court fight.
Politics Jul 30Trump floats November election delay, but that’s not within his power
President Donald Trump is for the first time floating a "delay" to the Nov. 3 presidential election, as he makes unsubstantiated allegations that increased mail-in voting will result in fraud.
Health Jul 17Court backs Trump expansion of short-term health plans
A divided federal appeals court has upheld the Trump administration's expansion of cheaper short-term health insurance plans as an alternative to the Affordable Care Act's costlier comprehensive insurance.
Nation Jul 10Thomas spoke, Roberts ruled in unusual Supreme Court term
The Supreme Court's most unusual term featured victories for undocumented immigrants, abortion rights, LGBTQ workers and religious freedoms. The usually quiet Thomas' baritone was heard by the whole world when the coronavirus outbreak upended the court's traditional way of doing…