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    (CNN)As another high-stakes confrontation between Democrats and Republicans went down to the wire, Chief Justice John Roberts again crept left and sided with the liberals.Roberts' vote on Monday night, in a ballot dispute in the battleground state of Pennsylvania critical to President Donald Trump's reelection bid, led to a 4-4 Supreme Court deadlock. That left...
    After the Supreme Court on Monday blocked an effort by Pennsylvania Republicans to put a hold on a three-day deadline extension for mail ballots to be received in Pennsylvania, the state GOP is considering further action on the issue next week after Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is seated and before the presidential election.  The...
    The following article is sponsored by the Judicial Crisis Network and authored by Penny Nance. American voters want Judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the high court. The percentage of Democrat voters, moreover, that want to see Judge Barrett confirmed to the Supreme Court has doubled in the...
    A new Gallup poll released Tuesday finds that 51 percent want to see Judge Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettSenate GOP eyes Oct. 26 for confirming Barrett to Supreme Court GOP blocks Schumer effort to adjourn Senate until after election Overnight Defense: Supreme Court to hear case on diversion of Pentagon funds to border wall | Biden...
    Pennsylvania can accept mail ballots received up to three days after Election Day, despite objections from state Republicans, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday evening.  The high court split 4-4 on a motion from the top Republicans in the Pennsylvania Senate to halt a ruling from the state's top court. Amid mail delivery delays, the...
    Republicans on Monday night stalled a move by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to close down the Senate until after the presidential election as the body's top Democrat continues to protest the effort to confirm Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the end of the month. The vote on a motion to adjourn, forced by...
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear two cases involving Trump administration policies at the U.S.-Mexico border: one about a policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings and a second about the administration's use of money to fund the border wall.  The justices' decision to hear the...
    Alex Henderson October 20, 2020 10:28AM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. If Nov. 3 brings the massive blue wave that Democrats are hoping for, voters will not only replace President Donald Trump with former Vice President Joe Biden — they will also allow the party to maintain a majority in the House...
    Pennsylvania ballots will be counted up to three days after Election Day, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in shooting down Republican opposition to the extension. The 4-4 ruling by the court upholds a previous decision by the State Supreme Court that will allow ballots in the Keystone State to be counted up to Nov....
    Julián Aguilar October 20, 2020 7:15AM (UTC) This article originally appeared on The Texas Tribune. The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it will hear cases challenging the Trump administration's use of Pentagon funding to pay for a border wall and its policy that has kept tens of thousands of asylum seekers waiting in Mexico...
    (CNN)The Supreme Court on Monday rejected on a 4-4 vote a Republican ploy to have the Court intervene in a case from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court -- and therefore potentially every election law dispute in the country. But far from a major Democratic win, the decision could spell bad news for the future of voting...
    The Supreme Court on Monday night ruled in favor of allowing ballots cast in Pennsylvania to be counted up to three days after the polls close next month, denying a Republican attempt to have the late counting stopped. The eight justices - they are awaiting confirmation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's replacement - found themselves tied....
    Pennsylvania can accept mail ballots received up to three days after Election Day, despite objections from state Republicans, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday evening.  The high court split 4-4 on a motion from the top Republicans in the Pennsylvania Senate to halt a ruling from the state's top court. Amid mail delivery delays, the...
    Republicans are eyeing a final vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettFauci says he was 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got coronavirus after Rose Garden event Push to expand Supreme Court faces Democratic buzzsaw Buttigieg says it's time to 'turn the page' on Trump administration MORE to the Supreme Court on Monday, Oct. 26, roughly...
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count mailed-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election, rejecting a Republican plea in the presidential battleground state. The justices divided 4-4 on Monday, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling that required county election officials to receive and count...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count mailed-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election, rejecting a Republican plea in the presidential battleground state. The justices divided 4-4 on Monday, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling that required county election officials to receive and...
    The Supreme Court deadlocked Monday, declining to block a Pennsylvania rule that allows mail-in ballots to be counted up to three days after Election Day whether or not they are postmarked by Election Day. The 4-4 ruling upholds the state Supreme Court’s decision that allows election officials to receive and count ballots even if they...
    A volunteer displays information in Korean encouraging people to complete the U.S. Census at a food distribution bank for people facing economic hardship or food insecurity, in a church parking lot in Los Angeles, California, August 10, 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Supreme Court isn’t finished possibly issuing another devastating ruling in the 2020 census...
    By Lawrence Hurley | Reuters WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed an extension of the deadline for mail-in absentee ballots in Pennsylvania for the Nov. 3 election, declining a Republican request to block a lower court’s ruling that gave voters more time. The justices, divided 4-4, left in place a Pennsylvania Supreme...
    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed an extension of the deadline for mail-in absentee ballots in Pennsylvania for the Nov. 3 election, declining a Republican request to block a lower court's ruling that gave voters more time. The justices, divided 4-4, left in place a Pennsylvania Supreme Court...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Wasting no time, the Senate is on track to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by next Monday, charging toward a rare weekend session as Republicans push past procedural steps to install President Donald Trump’s pick before Election Day. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he will begin the...
    Republicans on Monday shot down an effort by Democratic Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerOcasio-Cortez, progressives call on Senate not to confirm lobbyists or executives to future administration posts The 2016 and 2020 Senate votes are about the same thing: constitutionalist judges Pelosi and Trump go a full year without speaking MORE (D-N.Y.) to adjourn the Senate...
    The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a Republican application to stay the decision of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to grant the Democratic Party’s request to make several changes to mail-in voting that critics have decried as vulnerable to fraud. As Breitbart News reported last month, “The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled … that ballots received three days...
    Chief Justice John Roberts joined the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in rejecting an application for a stay that was requested by Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania. The GOP asked the Supreme Court to put a stop to a state Supreme Court ruling that extended the deadline—by three days—for receiving and counting mail-in ballots for...
    By Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Wasting no time, the Senate is on track to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by next Monday, charging toward a rare weekend session as Republicans push past procedural steps to install President Donald Trump’s pick before Election Day. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
    Bradley Cortright October 19, 2020 0 Comments As questions swirl around whether Democrats would push to increase the number of justices on the Supreme Court if they win control of the Senate and the White House, some Republican senators are introducing legislation to prevent that from happening. Republican Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Thom Tillis...
    The Supreme Court on Monday shut down a GOP-led effort to block an extended period for counting ballots in the crucial presidential swing state of Pennsylvania.  Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the high court's three liberals, resulting in a 4-4 tie. Justices Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh sided with the state GOP. The court is not at full...
    (CNN)Somehow, in his desperate effort to keep his tax returns out of the hands of prosecutors, President Donald Trump has lost in federal court five times. And, remarkably, even after those stinging rejections by the courts, it's still not over yet. Trump is now down to his final shot to prevent prosecutors from getting his...
    A group of Republican senators advanced two proposals Monday, including a Constitutional amendment, to prevent court packing, which Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has portrayed as a near certainty if Democrats take power in November. The first proposal would amend the U.S. Constitution by explicitly limiting the number of Supreme Court justices to nine. Another would create a...
    (CNN)Mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania will be counted if they are received three days within Election Day, even if they do not have a postmark, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.Four justices dissented from the order, signaling that the court was equally divided, with Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the court's three liberals.The ruling is a...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count ballots received up to three days after the election, rejecting a Republican plea. The justices divided 4-4 Monday, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling that allowed election officials to receive and count ballots until Nov. 6, even if they don’t have...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count ballots received up to three days after the election, rejecting a Republican plea. The justices divided 4-4 Monday, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling that allowed election officials to receive and count ballots until Nov. 6, even if they don't have...
    The Supreme Court on Monday left intact an extended mail ballot due date in Pennsylvania, handing a major defeat to Republicans. The court's four more conservative justices — Clarence ThomasClarence ThomasLeading progressive group to launch pro-Biden ads in Arizona, Pennsylvania Government efforts to 'fix' social media bias overlooks the destruction of our discourse Democrats aim...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — US Supreme Court sides with Democrats to allow Pennsylvania to count mailed ballots received up to 3 days after election. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    The Supreme Court said it would settle immigration-related disputes over President Donald Trump’s border wall and the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), which replaced the catch-and-release policies that allowed hundreds of thousands of economic migrants into blue-collar jobs. The decision was announced Monday, October 19. The announcement follows the court’s October 16 announcement that it will...
    “This goose is cooked,” exclaimed Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., at last week’s final confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. It pretty much is. There’s not a lot Democrats can do to hold up the Barrett nomination. Democrats have likely lost this round as, barring unforeseen circumstances, the Senate will likely confirm...
    Brooklyn Supreme Court, Civil Term, reopened for trials with many safety preparations Monday. The actual first trial in the state since COVID-19 closed the courts will be heard by State Supreme Court Justice Mark Partnow on Tuesday. Considered a “trial balloon” by the State’s Office of Court Administration, this Brooklyn reopening, in what is perhaps...
    The Census Bureau managed to reach 99.98% of all homes in the country despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the decision to end the count early, officials announced on Monday. “The 2020 census faced challenges like no other decennial census in living memory,” said Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr., in a statement. “Achieving these...
    (CNN)As I watched the Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Judge Amy Coney Barrett last week, I couldn't help but think how much her confirmation would hurt families like hers and mine. Nobody questions that Judge Barrett loves her family, but it is a simple fact that whether she is promoted to the Supreme Court or...
    As Republicans rush to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court ahead of next month’s election, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and several of his GOP colleagues will reportedly unveil a plan aimed at preventing Democrats from adding any additional justices to the bench, a process known as “court-packing.” Cruz claimed last week that...
    Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzConservatives seize on New York Post story to push Section 230 reform Changing suburbs threaten GOP hold on Texas Hillicon Valley: Trump refuses to condemn QAnon | Twitter revises its policy, lets users share disputed article | Google sees foreign cyber threats MORE (R-Texas) and five other Senate Republicans have...
    Washington — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take up two legal battles involving President Trump's efforts to curb illegal immigration into the U.S., adding to its docket a case involving the president's attempt to redirect Pentagon money to fund construction of his long-promised border wall, and another appeal from the Trump administration regarding its...
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it would take up two cases related to President Trump’s immigration policies, including his construction of the border wall. The first case, Trump v. Sierra Club, addresses whether the commander-in-chief acted unconstitutionally when he circumvented Congress in February 2019 and directed $2.5 billion of Department of Defense...
    The former U.S. solicitor general during Ronald Reagan’s second term believes a would-be president Joe Biden should threaten to increase the size of the U.S. Supreme Court in order to avoid a “reactionary” dismantling of society by the conservative majority. Attorney and jurist Charles Fried is, at first glance, something of an unlikely proponent...
    WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two of the Trump administration’s policies at the U.S.-Mexico border are being challenged. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear one case about a policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for American court hearings and another about the administration’s use of border wall money. The justices’ decision to hear the...
    Reuters October 19, 2020 0 Comments The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration of a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional powers by diverting military funds to pay for his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. At issue is the legality of the president’s decision,...