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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. President Donald Trump nominated her to the Seventh Circuit on May 8, 2017, and the Senate held a confirmation vote on October 31, 2017. Before and while serving on the federal bench, she has been a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, where she has taught civil procedure, constitutional law, and statutory interpretation. Eleven months after her confirmation to the Seventh Circuit, Barrett was added to Trump's list of potential Supreme Court nominees. On September 26, 2020, Trump nominated Barrett to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the United States Supreme Court.

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Here's the latest for Saturday October 24th: Murkowski's nod gives Barrett extra boost; Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days; Obama..
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The iconoclastic Alaska Republican said she remained opposed to filling the Supreme Court seat so close to an election but could not hold that against a..
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Murkowski's decision means Sen. Susan Collins will likely be the only Senate Republican to vote against Barrett's nomination on Monday.
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Murkowski was the only Republican who did not support Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation.
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The Senate Majority Leader will file cloture for Barrett's nomination on Friday, setting up a final vote on Monday.
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Here's the latest for Friday October 23rd: Trump and Biden have final debate; Drug approved for COVID-19 treatment; Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans..
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The Senate is expected to confirm judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court before the presidential election. Bonnie Kristian — contributing editor for "The..
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Here are the top stories for Thursday, October 22nd: U.S. jobless claims see slight drop; GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett as Dems boycott; Residents leave..
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The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court, clearing the way for a full Senate vote just days before the..
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Mississippi's request came just hours after the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court.
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Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee have unilaterally advanced the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, in spite of a boycott by..
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Despite Democrats' boycotting the meeting Thursday morning, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham proceeded with a party-line vote to advance the..
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The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court. Here's what happens next.
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A senate panel voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate as Republicans powered past Democrats' boycott. Posters depicting..
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The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court on Thursday, setting up a full Senate vote Monday.
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If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the Supreme Court, restrictions that make abortion less available and more expensive likely will become the norm.
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The action by the Senate Judiciary Committee would set up a vote on Monday by the full chamber to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
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Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is skipping the final debate in South Carolina Wednesday to focus on confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court...
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Senate Democrats say they will boycott a committee hearing Thursday where Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination is set to move forward.
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Our View: Rush to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett by Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell betrays voters casting their verdict.
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Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Oct 21st: Trump and Biden campaigns make October sprint; Justice Dept. announces Purdue Pharma settlement; Barrett visits..
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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that attendees say discriminated against LGBTQ..
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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett is on Capitol Hill Wednesday meeting with Republican Senators as the Senate Judiciary Committee is..
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The full Senate is planning to vote on Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court on Monday.
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A post compares the early career qualifications of Judge Amy Coney Barrett and Sen. Kamala Harris. We rate this claim true.
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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..
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Thousands were expected to march Saturday to protest Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court and galvanize voters ahead of Election Day.
 
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Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings lacked the drama of Brett Kavanaugh's proceedings. Here's why.
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing unfolded on Capitol Hill while President Trump and Joe Biden participated in dueling town hall..
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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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Senators Chris Murphy and Roy Blunt join Major to talk about their thoughts on the Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett and the future of the..
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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..
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From Amy Coney Barrett's large, Catholic family to Donald Trump's ban on diversity training, here are some of our top columns you may have missed.
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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..
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The Judiciary Committee is set to vote on Barrett's nomination on October 22.
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Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein of California hugged Republican Senator Lindsey Graham following Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing..
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The Democratic presidential candidate said whatever he decides to do will depend on the Senate's handling of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation.
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