A new poll shows that almost half of all registered voters support the Senate voting to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court weeks before the presidential election, with Democratic support having almost doubled since Barrett's nomination by President Donald Trump.
Watching GOP senators pretend to support mothers as they conduct the mother of all power grabs is almost too much to bear.
Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette was among those to share their story.
Buttigieg suggested that Barrett's confirmation could threaten the right of same-sex couples to marry.
According to the poll, 57 percent of Republicans said Barrett's vote should be first while 33 percent of Republicans said voting on the next stimulus package should happen first.
The California senator and Democratic vice presidential nominee questioned Judge Barrett on Tuesday, during the second of four confirmation hearings.
"We're a country of, what, 330 million Americans? It's really, really difficult to have those 330 million Americans reflected in 9 members of a Supreme Court," Mike Lee said.
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.
Six of the 10 Democratic senators of the Senate Judiciary Committee's minority members have pushed for Medicare for All over Obamacare.
Any specific cases involving such topics, the Supreme Court nominee said, would need to be considered on an individual basis, and it would be irresponsible for her to have any predetermined dispositions.
The conservative judge suggested that the "sweeping immunity" social media companies have been granted should be reduced.
Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, explicitly asked Barrett whether she could "set aside whatever Catholic beliefs you have regarding any issue before you."
"We're gathering to send the visible message that they must address the public's priorities—health care, reproductive rights, voting rights, racial justice, and more—not fast track a nominee who threatens our health and our rights," one organization told Newsweek.
"They're very well-versed in the stuff they make up," Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana said.
Supreme Court confirmations can cement a president's legacy and Trump told Florida rally attendees it may have been part of why he was elected in 2016.
The president's Supreme Court nominee is due to be grilled on a range of points during confirmation hearings this week.
With just 22 days until the Nov. 3 contest, the rhetoric was a representation of the parties' platforms and how they view their winning election strategies.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is set to debate Democratic challenger Amy McGrath Monday evening.
"It is unfair for my colleagues to suggest...that if you're put on the United States Supreme Court you will be on a mission from God to deny health care coverage for pre-existing conditions for every American," Senator John Kennedy told the Senate Judiciary Committee.
After pushback from a Capitol Hill reporter and an insistence that he keep the mask on, the Trump official grew irritated and walked away, saying he would be "glad" to answer questions—but only if he could remove his face covering.
The Senate majority leader's "checkerboard" approach will not end well for the Supreme Court, or for the Republicans.
The president took to Twitter as the first hearing on Coney Barrett was taking place to complain that Democratic senators were allowed to speak on the matter.
A new survey from ABC News and The Washington Post found that 52 percent of voters opposed an immediate SCOTUS appointment.
Lee—whose doctor cleared him to attend—helps give Republicans the needed quorum to vote later this week to advance Barrett's nomination out of committee.
Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court could break a 45-year record.
Coney Barrett has been nominated to replace Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg who passed away in September.
A detailed outline of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's political views ahead of her Supreme Court nomination.
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 look back at what Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Trump and others said about Obama's Supreme Court nominee back in 2016.
Just four of the nation's Republican governors have opted out of adding their name to a letter supporting Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court.