Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

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The Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday just days before Election Day, solidifying the conservative majority on the court as it is set to consider several high-profile cases in the coming months. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Alan Jenkins of Harvard Law School joins CBSN's...

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Senate Republicans overruled the opposition to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

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Upper house of the United States Congress
Alex Padilla, Californiaโ€™s secretary of state, has emerged as the front-runner to succeed Kamala Harris. But Gov. Gavin Newsom appears to be in no rush to make..
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As control in the Senate is in limbo, progressives are focusing on Biden's Cabinet appointments to make the most impact for their policies.
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The January 5th Senate runoff in Georgia could determine which party controls the Senate in the Biden administration. As President Trump continues to launch..
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This election season, with all eyes on Georgia's Senate race, the coronavirus pandemic has upended traditional get-out-the-vote efforts where campaign workers go..
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Highest court in the United States
President Trump is still baselessly claiming election fraud occurred and signaling he may never concede. On Saturday, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court threw out..
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The president is seeking to exclude undocumented immigrants from census calculations used to apportion House seats, electoral votes and federal funds.
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America may be back, as Joe Biden says, but at the Supreme Court, with its extremely conservative new majority, America is increasingly unrecognizable.
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Day for the general elections of public officials in the US
Taking questions from reporters for the first time since Election Day, the president also said he would travel to Georgia to support Republican candidates before..
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President Trump made his fourth public appearance since Election Day onย Friday,ย when he held a news conference to discuss his administration's efforts to..
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The law school of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have promised to reinstate policies and rejoin organizations that President Trump eliminated..
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American journalist
In a Wednesday op-ed for USA Today, Georgia's Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said he is being "thrown under the bus" by President Trump in the..
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President Trump issued a Thanksgiving-eve pardon for his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his..
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President Trump used his executive power to participate in the White House tradition of pardonting the national Thanksgiving turkey this week. At 42 lbs., is..
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President-elect Joe Biden says he expects to start getting intelligence briefings on a regular basis, now that the presidential transition process is officially..
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Georgia began a second recount of votes on Tuesday at the request of the Trump campaign, even though the state certified its election results last week. The..
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