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OPINION: Coronavirus rocks the vote in the Senate

Judge Amy Coney Barrett walks from the Oval Office to be introduced by President Donald Trump as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
October 12, 2020
Of all the ways the confirmation process of Amy Coney Barrett would be potentially stalled in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell likely wasn’t expecting a physical incapacitation on the part of his fellow lawmakers. In the span of a few days, three Republican senators, including North Carolina’s Thom Tillis (NC), Ron Johnson (WI), and Mike Lee (UT) all tested positive for COVID-19 and have subsequently stepped away for the time being.

OPINION: Amy Coney Barrett is the polar opposite of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Amy Coney Barrett meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
September 30, 2020
Barrett is undoubtedly the epitome of everything Ginsburg fought against, despite conservatives enthusiastically cheering her on. She is highly educated and well-spoken, yet glides through the doors of law that Ginsburg busted down for her, failing to protect the freedoms of other women.

Two more nails in Trump’s coffin

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Newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci answers questions about the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer during a press briefing on Friday, July 21, 2017 at the White House in Washington, D.C.
August 5, 2017

On July 21, President Trump fired his divisive communications director Sean Spicer and appointed Anthony Scaramucci, founder of the investment firm SkyBridge Capital, to fill the position.  The president...

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