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Democrats boycott committee vote on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination

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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 Democrats. Harvard Law Professor Alan Jenkins joined CBSN to break down what Barrett's impact could be on the court.
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The president-elect is facing significant pressure from competing elements of the Democratic Party to fill remaining Cabinet positions and other senior..
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The GOP is hoping to undercut Rev. Warnock with Georgia voters by playing up comments from his sermons but his allies say the attacks could backfire.
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Conservative U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., and others allege that state officials had no right under the state constitution to expand mail-in voting.
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More than 1,500 people are still incarcerated in Louisiana due to non-unanimous jury verdicts — 80% of whom are Black, one analysis found.
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The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on the Trump administration's attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census. Jessica Levinson, a..
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Here's the latest for Monday November 30th: GAO finds states concerned about supplies to administer vaccines; TSA reports 1.2m traveled on Sunday after..
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The effort could lead some states with large immigrant communities, like California, to lose seats in the House of Representatives.
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