He said he would deliver a clear position on court-packing by Election Day, after criticizing Senate Republicans for focusing on the Supreme Court instead of on a COVID-19 stimulus relief for Americans.
Amid the Republican's re-election fight, his limelight on a powerful panel is a double-edged sword: The Trump confidant gets free and uninterrupted airtime. However, some of that attention has provided his Democratic opponent with ammunition to use against him.
Biden, who once said he was staunchly opposed the idea of court packing, has avoided giving a clear answer on what he'd do if elected as president in less than three weeks.
With her solid footing in the two most prominent legal institutions of the political right, Judge Amy Coney Barrett could become the antithesis of the icon she was tapped to replace.
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.
"We know that the Republicans would love to talk about literally anything other than their effort to destroy American health care protections," Pete Buttigieg said
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.
As a former law clerk of hers, I am one of the many people who models his life on Judge Barrett's.
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.