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    Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) took to Twitter on Monday to tout her past work for Planned Parenthood as she faces a tough reelection bid. “I’m the only Senator to have worked at Planned Parenthood,” tweeted Smith, a former executive for Planned Parenthood of Minnesota and North and South Dakota. “I’ve seen first-hand how far Republican...
    For decades, Roman Catholic voters have been a pivotal swing vote in U.S. presidential elections, with a majority backing the winner — whether Republican or Democrat — nearly every time. How they vote in the battleground states this year could well decide the outcome, and the rival campaigns are targeting them with fervent appeals to...
    Federal judge Amy Coney Barrett might be the front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat that opened up after the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but her views on the right to life could overturn abortion if she got the opportunity to sit on the high court, legal expert Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax TV. "What...
    For decades, Roman Catholic voters have been a pivotal swing vote in U.S. presidential elections, with a majority backing the winner — whether Republican or Democrat — nearly every time. How they vote in the battleground states this year could well decide the outcome, and the rival campaigns are targeting them with fervent appeals...
    The Supreme Court delayed consideration of a case that restricts abortion amid President Trump's push to nominate a justice to fill a vacancy left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. On Tuesday, the high court updated its docket in the case Thomas E. Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which deals with a...
    In a floor speech in July, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., issued an ultimatum on future Supreme Court fights. “I will vote only for those Supreme Court nominees who have explicitly acknowledged that Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided,” Hawley said. He would require on-the-record evidence that the next Republican nominee “understands Roe to be the...
    If President Donald Trump succeeds in ramming a far-right U.S. Supreme Court nominee through the U.S. Senate before Election Day — and it appears that he has enough Republican votes in the Senate to do exactly that — he will be offering a giant dose of red meat to his white evangelical anti-abortion Christian right...
    GOP Rep. Doug Collins, who recently drummed up controversy by criticizing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shortly after her death, railed against the “anti-family, pro-abortion agenda" and "anti-American" views in Hollywood, taking aim at Amazon for promoting Stacey Abram’s recent documentary on voter suppression. The documentary about voter suppression, titled “All In: The Fight for...
    Brian Cahn/ZUMA For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.Is there any way to stop Republicans from filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat? Probably not. There are plenty of ideas floating around, but most of them require the support of either three or four...
    Patricia Heaton told her fellow Christian followers on social media to prepare for an “onslaught of arrogant pronouncements” in the coming days from people who are ignorant of religion. The “Everybody Loves Raymond” actress took to Twitter on Sunday to make her declaration, bracing her followers for “breathtaking ignorance” as the world of politics heats...
    By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer For decades, Roman Catholic voters have been a pivotal swing vote in U.S. presidential elections, with a majority backing the winner — whether Republican or Democrat — nearly every time. How they vote in the battleground states this year could well decide the outcome, and the rival campaigns are...
    SENATOR Lindsey Graham has claimed that President Donald Trump "has the votes" to confirm his Supreme Court nominee, who will fill the seat left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee slammed Democrats who have vowed to delay the confirmation in a Monday night interview with Hannity....
    Anti-abortion crusaders are giddy with excitement over the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, looking for it to tip the Supreme Court to the point of overturning Roe v. Wade. It may not work out quite that way. While it’s true that historically Republicans have mobilized their base more effectively around judicial nominations, the flood of recent...
    By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Groups opposing a proposed abortion ban in Colorado are ratcheting up their efforts following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg for fear that a newly comprised Supreme Court without the liberal icon could uphold the measure. The proposed ballot measure Colorado voters will face this...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – This week, Americans will pay their respects to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She died Friday at the age of 87. Ginsburg became the second woman to serve on the nation’s highest court and she has received praise from those who supported and opposed her liberal judicial philosophy. Supreme Court Justice...
    Jeffrey Markowitz/Getty For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wanted more for women. While everyone has been screaming about Roe v. Wade since her death Friday night, it’s worth remembering that the beloved justice was famously critical of the landmark ruling, which...
    (CNN)Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appellate judge and Notre Dame law professor, is a proven conservative with a compelling personal story who has long been atop President Donald Trump's Supreme Court short list. The mother of seven children and a former law clerk to the late right-wing beacon Justice Antonin Scalia, Barrett, now 48,...
    CHICAGO -- A front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control.Amy Coney Barrett, a devout Catholic, is hailed by religious conservatives and others on the...
    Amy Coney Barrett received a shocking introduction to Washington politics when she faced off with Democratic senators in 2017 at her confirmation hearing to sit on the 7th circuit U-S Court of Appeals. At issue was her religious beliefs. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., told her bluntly, "The dogma lives loudly within you, and that's of...
    The percentage of adults worldwide who believe a woman should be able to have an abortion whenever she wants one has dropped to just 44 percent, the Washington Post reported Monday. In an op-ed titled “Global Public Opinion About Abortion Is Shifting,” Ben Schott cites a recent Ipsos global survey that shows a 5-percentage-point drop...
    The discourse after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing shows that Americans across every inch of the political spectrum have become more keenly attuned than ever to potential SCOTUS nominations. Ginsburg, diminutive in stature but a giant in the world of civil rights, left a remarkable legacy. Now, as President Donald Trump plans...
    Amy Coney Barrett and Barbara Lagoa, both conservative, anti-abortion Catholics, present a clear danger to women's rights and health care access. As the nation grieves the death of women's rights champion Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Donald Trump has vowed — in the teeth of public...
    Loading the player... It’s been a throwaway line in presidential campaigns for years: Roe v. Wade is on the ballot. This time it is very real. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so close to a presidential election and the vacancy it creates on the Supreme Court, coupled with President Donald Trump’s political...
    CHICAGO (AP) — A front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control. Amy Coney Barrett, a devout Catholic, is hailed by religious conservatives and others...
    The right to an abortion could be taken away if Donald Trump gets to replace Justice Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. It's been a throwaway line in presidential campaigns for years: Roe v. Wade is on the ballot. This time it is very real. The...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– President Trump plans to nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement with just six weeks left until Election Day. His announcement could come this week. However, many who admired Gingsburg and her legacy say it’s way too soon after her death to be talking about her replacement. CBS News has learned two women judges...
    By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In considering Amy Coney Barrett for the U.S. Supreme Court, President Donald Trump has turned to a federal appellate judge known for conservative religious views who liberals worry could become instrumental in rolling back abortion rights. Barrett, if nominated by Trump and confirmed by the Senate...
    (CNN)A very different Supreme Court will meet in two weeks to grapple with the potential of 4-4 splits and a caseload that includes no less than the future of the Affordable Care Act and possibly the presidential election.As the next term begins, the justices will also find themselves in a spot they often seek to...
    It’s been a throwaway line in presidential campaigns for years: Roe v. Wade is on the ballot. This time it is very real. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so close to a presidential election and the vacancy it creates on the Supreme Court, coupled with President Donald Trump’s political imperative to energize social...
    CHICAGO (AP) — A front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control. Amy Coney Barrett, a devout Catholic, is hailed by religious conservatives and others...
    By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer It's been a throwaway line in presidential campaigns for years: Roe v. Wade is on the ballot. This time it is very real. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so close to a presidential election and the vacancy it creates on the Supreme Court, coupled with President Donald...
    By MICHAEL TARM and MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control. Amy Coney Barrett, a devout...
    It's been a throwaway line in presidential campaigns for years: Roe v. Wade is on the ballot. This time it is very real. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so close to a presidential election and the vacancy it creates on the Supreme Court, coupled with President Donald Trump's political imperative to energize...
    Kim Kardashian is thinking about divorcing Kanye West in light of his latest episode, Page Six is exclusively told. A source close to the couple tells Page Six that West’s bipolar disorder and his anti-abortion stance have taken a toll on their crumbling marriage. “Kim has the whole divorce planned out,” our insider shared,...
    Kim Kardashian is thinking about divorcing Kanye West in light of his latest episode, Page Six is exclusively told. A source close to the couple tells Page Six that West’s bipolar disorder and his anti-abortion stance have taken a toll on their crumbling marriage. “Kim has the whole divorce planned out,” our insider shared, “but...
    By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) - Amy Coney Barrett, a front-runner for the open U.S. Supreme Court seat President Donald Trump is pushing to fill, is a favorite among religious conservatives. As a judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Barrett, 48, has voted in favor of one of Trump's hardline immigration policies...
    By James Oliphant and Jonathan Drake WASHINGTON/FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Waiting for President Donald Trump to speak at a campaign rally in North Carolina on Saturday, Paulette Fittshur was quick to express her sympathy for the family of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Still, she viewed Ginsburg's passing as divine providence. "It was...
    Both pro-life leaders and abortion rights advocates are keenly aware the vacancy on the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could mark a crucial moment in the history of the nation and how America views the right to life. While some pro-life leaders are acknowledging Ginsburg’s role in advancing the position...
    GOP Rep. Doug Collins, who is running for Senate in Georgia, faced a swift backlash when he offered condolences to the “30 million babies” he said died as late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended abortion laws. “RIP to the more than 30 million innocent babies that have been murdered during the decades that Ruth Bader Ginsburg...
    The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could have dire implications for Roe v. Wade, the decision affirming a woman’s right to abortion. A judicial third rail since the day it was handed down in 1973, Ginsburg had been a longtime champion of the ruling, and voted to defend abortion rights time and again during...
    The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could have dire implications for Roe v. Wade, the decision affirming a woman’s right to abortion. A judicial third rail since the day it was handed down in 1973, Ginsburg had been a longtime champion of the ruling, and voted to defend abortion rights time and again during her...
    A Republican US Senate candidate used Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death to lash out on abortion. “RIP to the more than 30 million innocent babies that have been murdered during the decades that Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended pro-abortion laws,” tweeted Doug Collins, who is running for office in Georgia. “With @realDonaldTrump nominating a replacement that values...
    Georgia GOP Senate candidates Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerMcSally says current Senate should vote on Trump nominee Loeffler: Trump 'has every right' to fill Ginsburg vacancy before election McConnell says Trump nominee to replace Ginsburg will get Senate vote MORE and Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsWin by QAnon believer creates new headaches for House GOP Andrew Clyde wins...