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Trump Accuses Biden Of Getting Plastic Surgery At His Most Pathetic Rally Yet

It didn't take long for Donald Trump's Pittsburgh rally to devolve into a pathetic parade of stupidity on Tuesday night.

Trump Blows Off A Reporter Who Asks Him To Acknowledge 200,000 American COVID Deaths

Time and again, Donald Trump has demonstrated that he is incapable of showing a shred of compassion toward others.

Fed Up With Trump Trashing The Troops, Cindy McCain Will Formally Endorse Joe Biden

Cindy McCain will formally endorse Joe Biden weeks after it was reported that Donald Trump trashed American troops.

WATCH: Trump Admits That He’s Rushing SCOTUS Vote So He can Contest Election Results

Advertisements Poll after poll after poll has shown Donald Trump in poor position to remain president. While he’s down in nearly every swing states, polling is starting to show states Republicans expected to carry within the margin of error. This includes places like Texas, Georgia and Iowa. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg threw Trump’s … Continue reading "WATCH: Trump Admits That He’s Rushing SCOTUS Vote So He can Contest Election Results"

Trump To Announce His Supreme Court Nominee On Saturday

The president said he is "close" to a decision on a nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

For Republicans, The Real Question Is Why Wouldn’t They Fill That Supreme Court Seat?

Putting young, pre-vetted conservatives on the federal bench was an explicit part of the quid pro quo they made with Trump in May 2016.

Mitt Romney Supports A Vote On A Trump Supreme Court Nominee

The Utah senator's announcement dealt a huge blow to Democrats' chances of stopping Trump from confirming his third conservative justice.

Sen. Susan Collins Says She'll Vote No On Trump's SCOTUS Nominee Before Election Day

The Maine Republican's pledge suggests Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't need her vote to ensure the nominee's confirmation.

Carville: GOP will use Supreme Court to steal a close election

James Carville says Republicans will use the Supreme Court to steal a close election between Biden and Trump if they can.

GOP falls in line as Trump and McConnell push to fill SCOTUS seat

Before Trump has even named who he'll nominate to the Supreme Court, Lindsey Graham is bragging that he has the votes to pass the nominee. We discuss that with Neil Katyal and Robert Costa.

Romney backs voting this year on Trump nominee to replace Ginsburg

Trump staged a rally in Pennsylvania, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden dispatched his running mate, Kamala D. Harris, to Michigan, while he held fundraisers.

Partisan fight over Supreme Court could affect issues and image

Republicans’ show of strength now could prompt a backlash if Democrats retake the White House and flip the Senate in November.

Trump court announcement set for Saturday as Amy Coney Barrett emerges as a favorite

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he plans to announce his new Supreme Court nominee at 5 p.m. on Saturday, claiming that the country will need all nine justices in order to decide on the legality of mail-in ballots following the November elections.

Analysis: Mitch McConnell is going to win (again)

We won't even know who President Donald Trump's pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court will be until late this week, but we know now for (almost) certain that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has the votes to confirm the pick to the court.

Some Dems, not yet Biden, talk of expanding Supreme Court

The prospect that President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans will try to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the year is out has ignited a call for major changes on the court, including expanding the number of justices

Pelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that President Trump is rushing to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so he can repeal ObamaCare, formally known as the Affordable Care Act. 

Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate

President Trump mocked Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s appearance and use of a face mask on Tuesday as the first presidential debate draws nearer. 

Dems Find Their Galvanizing Issue With Court Pick Fight | RealClearPolitics

Dems Find Their Galvanizing Issue With Court Pick Fight | RealClearPolitics

'Bigger than any one political party': Joe Biden thanks Cindy McCain for her endorsement

Joe Biden thanked his longtime family friend Cindy McCain for her presidential endorsement.

House Republicans introduce resolution to condemn court-packing proposals from Democrats

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee introduced a resolution condemning those who have called for Joe Biden to pack the Supreme Court if President Trump replaces Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

House passes bill funding government until Dec. 11

The House Tuesday passed a stopgap spending bill that will keep the government funded through Dec. 11 after working out a deal with Republicans on agriculture aid and food stamps.

‘Stop Lying To The People!’: Schumer Interrupted By Hecklers During Press Conference On SCOTUS Opening

Democratic New York Sen. Chuck Schumer was interrupted by at least two hecklers as he gave an outdoor press conference Tuesday.

Media Outlets Link Catholic Group Associated With Amy Coney Barrett To ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Multiple media outlets have linked a Catholic group associated with Amy Coney Barrett to the fictional dystopian novel, "The Handmaids Tale."

Donald Trump to Announce Supreme Court Pick 5:00 P.M. Saturday

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he would announce his Supreme Court nominee at 5:00 p.m. EST on Saturday.

Cindy McCain Set to Formally Endorse Joe Biden

Joe Biden (D) announced on Tuesday that he has earned the backing of Cindy McCain, who is expected to formalize the endorsement on Wednesday.

Rachel Maddow Blows The Lid Off Trump’s Scheme To Kneecap CDC Disease Detective Teams

Rachel Maddow blew the lid off Donald Trump's scheme to kneecap CDC disease detective teams in the middle of a pandemic.

How the coming fight over Ginsburg’s SCOTUS replacement could shape the Senate elections

Democrats are smashing fundraising records as another Supreme Court confirmation battle looms.

Trump appears to secure a Senate majority for his Supreme Court pick, even before naming one

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is the front-runner to be nominated to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But some of President Trump’s allies continue to push Barbara Lagoa, a federal appeals judge, who Trump may meet with this week.

Fight over Supreme Court already shaking up Senate races

The brawl over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor began before her body was buried. Within hours of her death on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate."

Trump: 'Very close' to Supreme Court decision, will announce nominee Saturday

President Trump said Tuesday he’s "very close" to making a decision on a Supreme Court nominee and will announce his pick on Saturday.

A Nomination and an Election in the Balance | RealClearPolitics

A Nomination and an Election in the Balance | RealClearPolitics

Pinkerton: Democrats’ Long History of Trying to Pack the Supreme Court

It's likely that if the Democrats were to win this November and were actually to propose a court-packing bill, they would, soon enough, suffer the same sort of cold reaction that FDR’s bill suffered.

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