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Amy Coney Barrett Could Be Confirmed as Soon as Monday

With a final vote of 12-0, on Thursday the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination of the conservative judge to the Supreme Court.

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett listens during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of a private Christian school that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain openly gay and lesbian teachers weren’t welcome in the classroom. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File)
US Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Sat on Board at Private School with Anti-Gay Rules

AP says Amy Coney Barrett sat in a leadership position at private Christian schools barring children of same-sex parents and LGBTQ teachers.

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Latinos Are Really Excited to Vote, New Poll Shows. Their Top Issue Is COVID-19.

The report offers a clear insight into the Latino electorate’s views on the 2020 presidential election, with the pandemic and lowering the cost of health care among respondents’ chief concerns.

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From Jobs to Health Care, Here’s Where Biden and Trump Stand on Six Key Issues

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden have very different views on how to tackle the problems facing the United States.

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Senators Are Essential Workers, Sen. Marco Rubio Says in Effort to Push SCOTUS Confirmation

Claiming “we have a job to do,” the Republican senator from Florida dismisses concerns about senators ill with the coronavirus and says that the hearings “are going to happen next week.”

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9 Things You Don’t Know About Jill Biden

From book author to irrepressible prankster, the woman who is poised to become First Lady of the United States has a fascinating life of her own.

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President Trump Will Spend a Few Days at the Hospital After Playing Down Virus for Months

Three days after the president defended his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, the White House announced that Trump had contracted the disease he claimed to have under control.