Amy Coney Barrett Says She Has No 'Firm Views' On Climate Change

Amy Coney Barrett Says She Has No 'Firm Views' On Climate Change

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett stood up again for not standing up when asked about climate change at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. During a leading line of questioning from Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) aimed at showing that Barrett has “thought about the world,” as he phrased it, she said she did not...

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Amy Coney Barrett Dodges All Of Democrats' Questions On Health Care, Abortion

Amy Coney Barrett Dodges All Of Democrats' Questions On Health Care, Abortion

Republicans plowed ahead Tuesday with Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing, with senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee getting their first crack at publicly questioning President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. They made it pretty easy for Barrett. Hours into the hearing, Republicans were lobbing the softest of softball questions. “Do you speak any foreign...

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Michigan Sen. Gary Peters Shares 'Gut-Wrenching' Family Abortion Experience

Michigan Sen. Gary Peters Shares 'Gut-Wrenching' Family Abortion Experience

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich) has spoken candidly about his family’s personal experience with abortion, a first for a sitting senator.  In an interview with Elle magazine, Peters, who is currently running for reelection, shared the “gut-wrenching” story of his experience with his first wife, Heidi, in the 1980s. My story is one that’s tragically shared...

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Amy Coney Barrett Dragged For Claiming She 'Never' Discriminates On 'Sexual Preference'

Amy Coney Barrett Dragged For Claiming She 'Never' Discriminates On 'Sexual Preference'

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday claimed during her confirmation hearing that she has “never” discriminated based on “sexual preference,” prompting backlash from LGBTQ advocates who denounced her statement as offensive and inaccurate. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, had asked Barrett whether she believes the...

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Amy Coney Barrett Refuses To Say Whether President Can Delay Election

Amy Coney Barrett Refuses To Say Whether President Can Delay Election

Judge Amy Coney Barrett refused to say during her Supreme Court confirmation hearings Tuesday whether she believes President Donald Trump has the power to move an election date with an executive order. Citing a threat that Trump made in July, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) asked Barrett plainly during the second day of hearings whether the...

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