Late Wednesday, Trump-appointee Justice Amy Coney Barrett played her first decisive role in the Supreme Court as it ruled against Governor Andrew Cuomo's COVID-19 restrictions for religious services.
The South Carolina Republican senator has trailed his Democratic challenger in fundraising and faces a tough test to retain his seat.
The Alaska senator says she will now support the confirmation, despite previously signaling she would vote against President Donald Trump's nominee.
"I can't characterize the facts in a hypothetical situation, and I can't apply the law to a hypothetical set of facts," Barrett said during the second day of her hearing.
The reproductive healthcare nonprofit shared a tweet from five years ago, where the senator referred to birth control as "abortion-inducing drugs," which he also did in Wednesday's Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
During the past eight months, of the pandemic, the nation has seen the difference a Democratic governor can make. This difference will become all the more crucial with a conservative Supreme Court.
The Trump nominee is due to face an intense level of scrutiny at her confirmation hearing, with Democrats having already questioned the president putting her forward so near to Election Day.
A Lindsey Graham spokesman told Newsweek the process of confirming Barrett to the Supreme Court is continuing with "no change."
With less than two months to go to Election Day, Biden and the Democrats must keep their eyes on the prize.
When faced with Supreme Court vacancies shortly before their bids for reelection, the two Republican giants acted very differently.
Students are excited to see Judge Amy Coney Barrett's name nominated for the Supreme Court in a move that will shake up the exclusively Ivy League bench.
Democratic senators argue she cannot possibly be viewed as impartial in potential legal challenges over the presidential election.
Barrett was seen leaving her home with her family to take a Gulfstream jet to Washington, D.C.
The trio spoke at the 2020 Prayer March Saturday ahead of Trump announcing his nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy.
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After he is expected to announce his Supreme Court nominee, the president will hold a rally in Pennsylvania that the governor has criticized for not following COVID guidelines.
Rep. Val Demings spoke about the possibility of impeachment and court packing as ways to prevent Trump from appointing a new Supreme Court justice.
Bryant Johnson, Ruth Bader Ginsburg's longtime personal trainer, honored the late trailblazer with pushups before her casket as she lay in state in the U.S. Capitol.
Governor Larry Hogan said pushing through Trump's nominee would be "a mistake," adding that the Senate shouldn't play "partisan games" with the process.
The president's choice could be utilized to boost his re-election hopes as he campaigns ahead of November's vote.
The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, could face being eliminated by the Supreme Court, with Democrats suggesting another Trump-picked justice makes this more likely.
The Democratic presidential candidate has avoided discussing the prospect of adding further justices, though has previously spoken against such suggestions.
The Colorado senator has said he will support a "qualified nominee" who will "protect our constitution, not legislate from the bench, and uphold the law," should one be put forward.
Senator Dianne Feinstein said she opposed the idea of abolishing the filibuster, earning condemnation from many Democrats and progressives.
With Democrats outraged at the prospect of a Trump-nominated justice being given a Supreme Court spot months from the election, speculation is mounting around how they might combat SCOTUS having a conservative slant.
Following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the president confirmed Saturday he plans to work with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in immediately securing what will potentially be his third Supreme Court Justice nomination.
"Imagine caring so deeply and passionately about the outcomes of someone's pregnancy you never met," said Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America.
Andrew Bates, Biden's Director of Rapid Response, took to Twitter to celebrate the 7-2 Supreme Court ruling against President Donald Trump, granting Manhattan prosecutors access to Trump's financial records.
The Supreme Court's decision on "faithless electors" is important, but for 2020, it does not end the issue.
Roberts can't be counted on to uphold abortion access in future decisions—and he will preside over many future decisions, with as many as 16 other cases potentially heading to SCOTUS in the near future.