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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to the media after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill
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Obamacare, abortion rights and economic and social protections for LGBTQ community will likely draw focus of Senate hearings
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 06:33 AM
A memorial to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg includes a photograph of the late Justice.
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Leader of high court’s liberal wing will receive historic tribute this week when she becomes first woman to lie in state at US Capitol
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 02:07 AM
The dome of the U.S. Capitol is seen beyond a chain fence during the partial government shutdown in Washington, Jan. 8, 2019.
The stopgap measure will keep federal agencies fully up and running into December
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 12:09 AM
FILE - In this June 23, 2020, file photo voting stations are set up in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center for…
US officials warn unidentified cyber actors are probing for vulnerabilities, trying to trap state and local officials
Jeff Seldin
Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:59 PM
FILE PHOTO: Yard signs supporting U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice…
US President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will address six topics over 90 minutes of uninterrupted debate
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Tue, 09/22/2020 - 06:06 PM
People gather at the Supreme Court on the morning after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, Sept. 19, 2020.
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Key lawmaker says Republicans have enough votes to push through Trump’s selection before November presidential election
Katherine Gypson
Tue, 09/22/2020 - 01:58 PM
Supreme Court Pick Upends Unpredictable US Election
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Death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts political battle over her replacement at center of election, less than two months away
Brian Padden
Tue, 09/22/2020 - 06:28 AM
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington
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US president says he will make announcement later this week, after funeral services for late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg 
Steve Herman
Mon, 09/21/2020 - 09:11 PM
FILE - The Capitol Dome is seen in Washington, July 16, 2019.
Government funding lapses on Sept. 30, raising questions about whether lawmakers can avoid a government shutdown amid a pandemic just weeks before the Nov. 3 elections
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Mon, 09/21/2020 - 08:00 PM
Trump Plans to Promote 'Patriotic Education'
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US president’s latest move reflects debate on racial justice ahead of November election, with both candidates holding starkly different views
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Mon, 09/21/2020 - 03:15 PM
 The Bench is seen draped for the death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2020. (Credit: The Supreme Court of the United States)
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President Donald Trump expects to announce his choice to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Friday or Saturday
Ken Bredemeier
Mon, 09/21/2020 - 01:23 PM
People gather at the Supreme Court to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sept. 19, 2020, in Washington.
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President Trump says he plans to name a nominee this week for US top court
Michelle Quinn
Sun, 09/20/2020 - 09:11 PM
Candles and messages are left on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in Washington, Sept. 19, 2020.
Battle lines drawn over the replacement of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose death silenced a liberal voice and raised the possibility of a 6-3 conservative majority on the high court
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Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:50 PM
The dome of the US Capitol building is seen behind a row of US flags on April 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. - The global…
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Process has traditionally taken longer than the time remaining before the November general election
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Sat, 09/19/2020 - 07:17 PM
President Donald Trump speaks about the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after a campaign rally at Bemidji Regional Airport, in Bemidji, Minnesota, Sept. 18, 2020.
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President's call comes after seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election
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Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:44 AM

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