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Democrats seize on U.S. Supreme Court election deadlock in Barrett fight

22 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The Supreme Court's deadlock this week in a key election case illustrates the power President Donald Trump's nominee Amy Coney Barrett could wield and reveals why Republicans are hurrying to install her as a justice, Democrats said on Wednesday in their latest pitch to block her U.S. Senate confirmation.

U.S. Supreme court rejects Republican bid to limit mail-in voting in Pennsylvania

20 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed an extension of the deadline for mail-in absentee ballots in Pennsylvania for the Nov. 3 elections, declining a Republican request to block a lower court's ruling that gave voters more time.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to exclude illegal immigrants from representation

16 Oct 2020

福利网站WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear oral arguments over President Donald Trump's effort to exclude illegal immigrants from the population totals used to allocate congressional districts to states.

Biden hedges on support for 'court-packing' proposal

16 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden kept his options open on Thursday when asked if he would add judges to the Supreme Court to balance the 6-3 conservative majority that would likely take hold if President Donald Trump's third nominee is confirmed.

Trump Supreme Court pick heads toward Senate vote despite Democratic protests

16 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The Republican-led U.S. Senate on Thursday moved a step closer to confirming President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett, with the Judiciary Committee scheduling an Oct. 22 vote on her nomination despite Democratic objections. | Video

Trump's court pick Barrett calls presidential self-pardon an 'open question'

14 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, said on Wednesday it was an "open question" whether Trump could pardon himself and added that the top U.S. judicial body "can't control" whether a president obeys its decisions. | Video

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett faces second day of scrutiny

14 Oct 2020

福利网站WASHINGTON, Oct 14 U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett faces more grilling by senators on Wednesday, a day after fending off repeated efforts by Democrats to elicit clues about her views on the Affordable Care Act, abortion and same-sex marriage.

Trump U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett says she is 'not on a mission' to destroy Obamacare

14 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, said on Tuesday she gave no commitments to the White House on how she would rule on Obamacare or election-related cases and declined to say if she believed landmark rulings legalizing abortion and gay marriage were properly decided. | Video

Trump's Supreme Court nominee to face tough scrutiny from Senate Democrats

13 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday will face the first of two days of direct questioning from senators, as Democrats try to make the case that her confirmation would threaten healthcare for millions of Americans.

Harris, fellow Democrats target Trump Supreme Court nominee on Obamacare

13 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Democratic senators including vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris on Monday painted President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as a threat to the Obamacare healthcare law during a deadly pandemic and denounced the Republican drive to approve her before the Nov. 3 U.S. election. | Video

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With time running out, Trump and Biden clash at debate over pandemic, business ties

Democrat Joe Biden renewed his criticism of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final debate before a Nov. 3 U.S. election, while Trump leveled unfounded corruption accusations at Biden and his family.

Europe daily coronavirus cases double in 10 days, reports 200,000 daily cases for the first time

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