Supreme Court fight highlights importance of Senate race in Arizona

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An Arizona Senate race is taking on new importance following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The contest between former astronaut Mark Kelly and Senator Martha McSally could help determine the vote on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, depending on the timing. Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of...

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Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate
Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday called Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "craven" for his intent to put President Donald Trump's to-be-determined Supreme Court nominee to a vote on the Senate floor before the 2020 election.

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The president's response to the coronavirus pandemic appears to be softening support for his re-election among Christians who supported him in 2016.
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American lawyer and jurist
This second Women's March of the year was organized in honor of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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A statue of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be erected in her hometown Brooklyn next March on what would be the legal trailblazer's 88th birthday.
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The unveiling of the statue, which was approved by RBG before she died, will also coincide with Women's History Month.
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