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Amy Coney Barrett: United States federal judge
Amy Coney Barrett is an American attorney, jurist, and academic who serves as a circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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Pete Buttigieg On SCOTUS Confirmation [Video]

Pete Buttigieg On SCOTUS Confirmation

Associated Press/Charlie Neibergall Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg warned of the stakes of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's potential confirmation to the Supreme Court in an interview..

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Thousands of women protest Barrett nomination [Video]

Thousands of women protest Barrett nomination

[NFA] Thousands marched, chanted and held up posters against President Trump and his Supreme Court pick, Amy Coney Barrett, at a Women's March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. Fred Katayama reports.

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Cruz refuses to wear mask outside hearing room [Video]

Cruz refuses to wear mask outside hearing room

Before speaking to reporters, Senator Ted Cruz removed his mask outside the hearing room for President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday.

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Democrats object as Senate panel sets Barrett vote [Video]

Democrats object as Senate panel sets Barrett vote

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday scheduled an Oct. 22 vote to advance conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court to the full Senate..

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Democrats blast 'sham' Barrett hearings [Video]

Democrats blast 'sham' Barrett hearings

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday scheduled an Oct. 22 vote to advance conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court to the full Senate..

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Blumenthal: Barrett hearing shows Republicans breaking their word [Video]

Blumenthal: Barrett hearing shows Republicans breaking their word

Connecticut Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal called the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court "an exercise in raw political power."

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Judge Barrett Says She Will Not Be a 'Pawn' of Trump, Declines to Detail Legal Views [Video]

Judge Barrett Says She Will Not Be a 'Pawn' of Trump, Declines to Detail Legal Views

During the marathon second day of her Senate confirmation hearing.

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Barrett: Climate change is a 'contentious matter' [Video]

Barrett: Climate change is a 'contentious matter'

When Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was asked by Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris if climate change is a threat, Barrett did not answer and instead said the topic is a..

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'Good old days of segregation' comment was sarcasm: Graham [Video]

'Good old days of segregation' comment was sarcasm: Graham

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Wednesday referred to 'the good old days of segregation', which he later said was sarcasm, during the confirmation hearing for President Trump's..

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Barrett praised for being 'unashamedly pro-life' [Video]

Barrett praised for being 'unashamedly pro-life'

On the third day of confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Senator Lindsay Graham praised the judge for being ‘unashamedly pro-life,’..

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Barrett to keep ‘open mind’ on cameras in SCOTUS [Video]

Barrett to keep ‘open mind’ on cameras in SCOTUS

President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said on Wednesday she was open to at least one sweeping change for the nation's top judicial body - allowing cameras into the..

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Barrett: 'open question' if president can pardon himself [Video]

Barrett: 'open question' if president can pardon himself

U.S. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont questioned Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett about President Donald Trump's claim he had the right to pardon himself.

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Graham praises Barrett as 'unashamedly pro-life' [Video]

Graham praises Barrett as 'unashamedly pro-life'

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Wednesday opened the third day of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearing by lauding her as "unashamedly pro-life."

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Supreme Court nominee hearing: Coney Barrett avoids questions on abortion & healthcare [Video]

Supreme Court nominee hearing: Coney Barrett avoids questions on abortion & healthcare

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'I don't recall': Barrett grilled by Sen. Harris [Video]

'I don't recall': Barrett grilled by Sen. Harris

Senator Kamala Harris asked President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, whether she knew of the president's tweets saying he wanted to nominate a judge who would overturn..

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Barrett dodges questions on abortion, gay marriage [Video]

Barrett dodges questions on abortion, gay marriage

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said on Tuesday at her U.S. Senate confirmation hearing she is not hostile to the Obamacare law, as Democrats have suggested, and..

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Barrett owns a gun, but says she will rule 'fairly' on issue [Video]

Barrett owns a gun, but says she will rule 'fairly' on issue

Republican Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Tuesday asked Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett if she owned a gun and she responded with 'we do own a gun' and added that she'd rule 'fairly' on a..

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Senator slams 'hypocrisy and rush' at Barrett hearing [Video]

Senator slams 'hypocrisy and rush' at Barrett hearing

Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse used his entire allotted time during Tuesday's confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to detail what he called a..

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Barrett 'wept' with daughter over Floyd's death [Video]

Barrett 'wept' with daughter over Floyd's death

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said on Tuesday at her U.S. Senate confirmation that George Floyd's death was 'very, very personal' for her family, noting that she has..

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Barrett declines to comment on gay marriage ruling [Video]

Barrett declines to comment on gay marriage ruling

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday at her U.S. Senate confirmation hearing declined to say whether she believes a landmark ruling legalizing gay marriage..

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Barrett won't say whether Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided [Video]

Barrett won't say whether Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided

Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein opened her questioning of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett by quoting the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's clear assertion that women had a..

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'You wouldn't be getting Justice Scalia' -Barrett [Video]

'You wouldn't be getting Justice Scalia' -Barrett

In her confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Amy Coney Barrett said while Justice Antonin Scalia was a mentor to her, if she is confirmed, 'You wouldn't be getting Justice Scalia, you would be getting..

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Amy Coney Barrett says Supreme Court must be independent and enforce rule of law [Video]

Amy Coney Barrett says Supreme Court must be independent and enforce rule of law

US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has said Americans “deserve anindependent Supreme Court that interprets our Constitution and laws as theyare written". Her comments encapsulated her..

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Thousands gathered for the Women's March in Washington to protest the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett and the Trump administration.  
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Nearly four years after the first Women's March, hundreds gathered to protest President Trump and his nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court.  
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As hundreds gather for Women's March to protest Trump and Barrett's nomination, dozens expected to rally in support

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Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court hearings lacked the drama that Brett Kavanaugh's proceedings had. Here's why.

Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings lacked the drama of Brett Kavanaugh's proceedings. Here's why.
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Trump’s Nominee Gets a Hearing and the Town Hall Divide: This Week in the 2020 Race

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing unfolded on Capitol Hill while President Trump and Joe Biden participated in dueling town hall events.
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4 things we've learned about Barrett's views on abortion cases

After nearly 20 hours of questioning, senators were left with a few clues on how Amy Coney Barrett might view abortion and Roe v. Wade. Here's what we know.
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Amy Coney Barrett's friend and colleague speaks about her nomination to the Supreme Court

The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court next week. Her friend and colleague Nicole Garnett, a law professor at Notre Dame, joined CBSN..
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Amy Coney Barrett's views on climate change – and why it matters

Barrett said, "I don't think my views on global warming or climate change are relevant to the job I would do as a judge." Many scientists disagree.
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During Senate confirmation hearings on Wednesday, Senator Kamala Harris asked Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett about her views on climate change. Barrett called it "very contentious matter of..
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Feinstein hugs Graham after Barrett hearing

Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein of California hugged Republican Senator Lindsey Graham following Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Thursday. Democrats have been calling..
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Joe Biden declines to say whether he will expand the size of the Supreme Court if he wins

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The Senate Judiciary Committee lined up a vote for Oct. 22 on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, as Democrats warned Republicans would rue the day.
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Here's what to expect and when she could officially be sworn in as the ninth justice on the Supreme Court.
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Republicans brushed aside Democrats' complaints about the partisan process leading to Barrett's expected confirmation during a pandemic and election.
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Two of Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett's former law clerks wrote an opinion piece for USA Today about who Barrett is as a co-worker and a mentor. In it, they wrote the qualities that..
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Merriam-Webster dictionary updates 'sexual preference' entry after Amy Coney Barrett hearing

Merriam-Webster added the word "offensive" to its usage guidance of "preference" and "sexual preference" when referring to sexual orientation.
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Lindsay Graham praises Judge Barrett as 'unashamedly pro-life'

The head of the US Senate panel conducting the confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Superme Court called her nomination "historic" saying it was the first time an "unashamedly pro-life"..
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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday would not say whether climate change is caused by human activities, despite overwhelming agreement among scientists that it is. "I don't think I'm..
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Waiting Period for Abortion in Tennessee

The ruling, which called the state’s 48-hour waiting period “gratuitously demeaning,” came at a pivotal moment for abortion access, as the Senate considers Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme..
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Barrett deflects senators' questions on climate change

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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett refused to say whether she accepts the science of climate change saying she lacks the expertise to know for sure and calling it a topic too controversial to get..
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Amy Coney Barrett, Vowing Independence, Is Haunted by Trump’s Demands

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Harris grills Barrett on discrimination, climate

During an exchange with Sen. Kamala Harris Wednesday, Amy Coney Barrett refused to say whether she thinks race discrimination in voting still exists. She also declined to express a view on climate..
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Barrett, Revealing Little, Suggests She Might Preserve Health Law

Under questioning by senators, Judge Amy Coney Barrett carefully avoided staking out positions on most issues, but hinted that she wouldn’t necessarily support overturning the Affordable Care Act.
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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett would not say that the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border was wrong. (Oct. 14)  
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‘Severability’ Could Save Health Law, Graham Says and Barrett Seems to Agree

Warnings from Democrats that Republicans and their Supreme Court nominee threaten the Affordable Care Act elicited reassuring words from both Senator Lindsey Graham and Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
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Nebraska Senator Uses ACB Hearing To Crap All Over Astros, 'Miserable Cheaters'

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