The Senate Judiciary Committee has wrapped up the first of four days of planned Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, who will begin answering questions from lawmakers Tuesday.
The Republican-controlled Senate is charging ahead on President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and cement a conservative court majority before Election Day.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Lindsey Graham told lawmakers: “This is going to be a long, contentious week.”
Get caught up below with takeaways from today, and guide to legal jargon you'll hear this week, a graphic explaining the confirmation process and a rundown of Barrett's judicial views and decisions in her own words.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told fellow Republicans that he has warned the White House not to divide the GOP by sealing a pre-election COVID-19 relief deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — even as he publicly said he'd put any such bill to a vote.
Joe Biden's campaign said Thursday that vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris will suspend in-person events until Monday after two people associated with the campaign tested positive for coronavirus.
Twitter and Facebook restricted access this week to a New York Post story online, and then were accused of censorship by President Trump, who's touting the story to discredit his opponent. Get the facts as they're known so far.