Susan Collins Hasn’t Changed Much, but Maine Has

Democrats are angry with her. Republicans see her as disloyal to the president. Her old-fashioned politics? “I don’t know if people respond as well to that anymore,” said her G.O.P. predecessor in the Senate.

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Who Won the Debate? Political Observers Weigh In

Grading on a curve, political experts said President Trump did not hurt himself. But they said neither did Joe Biden, and that may be all that matters so late in the game.

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How Democrats Won the War of Ideas

The era of big government is here.

#conservatism-us-politics, #democratic-party, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Republicans Set to Advance Barrett Nomination Amid Democratic Boycott

The action by the Senate Judiciary Committee would set up a vote on Monday by the full chamber to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

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What Does Amy Coney Barrett Mean for the Supreme Court?

We know who her allies are, and we know how to read what she’s written or signed.

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Where Liberal Power Lies

And why conservatives fear the creep of authoritarianism, too.

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Federal Appeals Courts Emerge as Crucial for Trump in Voting Cases

Federal district courts have tended to rule for Democrats in litigation over how to run the election, but appeals courts, well stocked with the president’s nominees, are blocking them.

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G.O.P.-Appointed Judges Threaten Democracy, Liberals Seeking Court Expansion Say

A new study found a partisan pattern in rulings that could make it easier or harder to vote, fueling a debate among Democrats over court packing.

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With Barrett Nomination, a D.C. Conservative Power Couple Nears Its Dream

Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network and Roger Severino, a senior health and human services official, have worked to reshape social policy and the courts they need to uphold it.

#barrett-amy-coney, #conservatism-us-politics, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #federalist-society, #freedom-of-religion, #judicial-crisis-network, #religion-state-relations, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #severino-carrie, #severino-roger, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court Could Take Us Backward

In Amy Coney Barrett, Republicans are once again backing a Supreme Court nominee who could take us backward.

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The D.I.Y. Way to Heal the Social Fabric: Don’t Do It Yourself

Robert Putnam’s “The Upswing” looks at how America has shifted from common purpose to individualism, to the greater detriment.

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Oh Now You Believe in Norms

The G.O.P. blocked Obama and quick pitched Amy Coney Barrett. Democrats must fight fire with fire.

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Questioning Begins for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Here’s What to Watch For.

Republicans appear prepared to continue burnishing Judge Barrett’s reputation, while Democrats may look to attack the hearing itself, rather than the nominee.

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Amy Coney Barrett Hearing: Time, Streaming and Senate Questioning

Republicans appear prepared to continue burnishing Judge Barrett’s reputation, while Democrats may look to attack the hearing itself, rather than the nominee.

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Republicans’ Galling Bad Faith About the Supreme Court

It’s way too late for the right to pretend to care about civic norms.

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Two Parties Offer Dueling Views of Barrett as Confirmation Fight Begins

On the first day of the election-season confirmation hearings, Democrats portrayed Judge Amy Coney Barrett as a threat to Americans’ health care coverage as Republicans charged anti-Catholic bias.

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Rooted in Faith, Representing a New Conservatism: Amy Coney Barrett’s Path to a Court Pick

As Judge Barrett’s confirmation hearings are set to begin, her background and résumé mark a stark departure from more traditional nominees to the Supreme Court.

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Parties Offer Divergent Portraits of Barrett as Senate Opens Hearings

Democrats will portray President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee as an ideologue, while Republicans will paint her as an accomplished working mother.

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What ‘The Babylon Bee’ Thinks Is So Funny About Liberals

The comedy site, a conservative answer to ‘The Onion,’ used to have Trump squarely in its cross hairs. But now it’s less about him and more about the people who can’t stand him.

#babylon-bee-llc, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #comedy-and-humor, #conservatism-us-politics, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j

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What Makes Mike Pence’s Complicity So Chilling

The vice president will be remembered as the great enabler.

#conservatism-us-politics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #debates-political, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Court Packing Can Be an Instrument of Justice

If Republicans replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Amy Coney Barrett, they should pay a price.

#barrett-amy-coney, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #conservatism-us-politics, #constitution-us, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #harris-kamala-d, #mcconnell-mitch, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Talk Radio Is Turning Millions of Americans Into Conservatives

The medium is at the heart of Trumpism.

#conservatism-us-politics, #federal-communications-commission, #limbaugh-rush, #radio, #savage-michael, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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Your Guide to Life After the Election

What happens to Trumpism if Trump loses? If Biden blows it, will the Democrats turn to their left?

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #conservatism-us-politics, #democratic-party, #liberalism-us-politics, #mcelwee-sean, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidential-election-of-2024, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Mike Pence Brought Conservatives Home. What If They Don’t Need Him Anymore?

Evangelical Christians were drawn to the vice president because he shared their values. But Trump’s style has made defiance of political norms, not a Pence specialty, seem appealing.

#conservatism-us-politics, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us

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Big Tech Was Their Enemy, Until Partisanship Fractured the Battle Plans

A House report on how to limit the reach of Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook has been delayed as Democrats and Republicans split on remedies.

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New Supreme Court Term Could End Roberts’s Dominant Role

The possible addition of Judge Amy Coney Barrett could create “the Trump court,” pushing it rightward. Cases on the Affordable Care Act and religious objections to gay rights could offer early clues.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #barrett-amy-coney, #conservatism-us-politics, #patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act-2010, #presidential-election-of-2020, #roberts-john-g-jr, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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‘If He Doesn’t Win Ohio, It’s Over’: Trump Slips in the Heartland

Four years ago, the president easily won Ohio by building a balanced coalition among white voters across educational lines. But his support has waned since then, particularly in the suburbs.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #conservatism-us-politics, #ohio, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #suburbs, #trump-donald-j, #whites

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The Right’s Relentless Supreme Court Justice Picking Machine

Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination is the fruit of decades of activity by a tightly organized network.

#conservatism-us-politics, #constitution-us, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #liberalism-us-politics, #religion-state-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

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How Barrett and the Court Fight Are Influencing Swing Voters

Americans who are still making up their minds in the presidential contest are weighing a complex set of issues and applying a range of viewpoints to the two candidates. They don’t fit neatly into partisan stereotypes.

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Political Groups Begin Dueling Over Barrett in a Costly Clash

The battle may near $40 million in spending and will help define the end of the presidential race, even if Democrats are unlikely to be able to stop the Supreme Court confirmation.

#barrett-amy-coney, #campaign-finance, #conservatism-us-politics, #political-advertising, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Democrats Don’t Want to Get Personal in Debate Over Coney Barrett

Joseph Biden and Democrats are wary of criticism of Judge Amy Coney Barrett that could be perceived as personal attacks. They will focus on the real-world impact she might have as a Supreme Court justice on health care and access to abortion.

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Barrett Clerked for Scalia. Conservatives Hope She’ll Follow His Path.

For years, the conservative movement has been searching for someone who could lead American jurisprudence to the right with the kind of intellectual rigor that conservatives say made Justice Antonin Scalia so effective for decades.

#barrett-amy-coney, #conservatism-us-politics, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #republican-party, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j

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The Meaning of Amy Coney Barrett

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s likely successor could become a different kind of three-initialed icon.

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A Supreme Court Fight Might Be Exactly What America Needs

From the courts to Congress, we might need fewer embalming norms and more room for victories and defeat.

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What Do We Do When Everything Is Coming Apart?

It turns out 1820 has a lot to tell us about 2020.

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A Historic Opening for Anti-Abortion Activists

With conservatives looking set to gain another vote on the Supreme Court, the president of the Susan B. Anthony List says she senses a turning point.

#abortion, #conservatism-us-politics, #supreme-court-us, #susan-b-anthony-list, #united-states-politics-and-government

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With Court Prize in Sight, Republicans Unite Behind Trump Once Again

The swift rally behind President Trump’s push to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election reflects his lock on the Republican Party.

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With Nothing Else Working, Trump Races to Make a New Supreme Court Justice the Issue

Even as he presses ahead, some Republicans wonder whether it would be better to hold a confirmation vote before the election or start hearings but leave the final vote until afterward.

#conservatism-us-politics, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #senate, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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How the Religious Right Has Transformed the Supreme Court

The Roberts court has used the First Amendment to advance conservative Christian values.

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Trump’s Supreme Court Pick May Need to Denounce Roe. Good.

Judicial nominees should be honest about their stance on abortion.

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An Open Letter to Mitt Romney

Here’s why Lindsey Graham is wrong.

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To Conservatives, Barrett Has ‘Perfect Combination’ of Attributes for Supreme Court

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is regarded as the leading contender to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Conservatives Try to Lock In Power

They want to maintain control for generations to come.

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Abortion Was Back-Burnered in the Presidential Race. Not Anymore.

The battle over the Supreme Court brings back a volatile issue with political risks for both sides, even as it energizes parts of their bases.

#abortion, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #birth-control-and-family-planning, #conservatism-us-politics, #elections-senate, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #womens-rights

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‘This Is Why We Wanted This Guy’: Conservatives Push Trump to Fill Court Seat Quickly

Social conservatives and evangelical groups sprang into action after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, encouraging a speedy confirmation and rallying support for embattled Senate Republicans.

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Conservatives Push Trump to Fill Ginsburg Court Seat Quickly

Social conservatives and evangelical groups sprang into action after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, encouraging a speedy confirmation and rallying support for embattled Senate Republicans.

#abortion, #barrett-amy-coney, #conservatism-us-politics, #dannenfelser-marjorie, #elections-senate, #ernst-joni, #faith-and-freedom-coalition, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #judicial-crisis-network, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reed-ralph-e-jr, #republican-party, #senate, #supreme-court-us, #susan-b-anthony-list, #tillis-thomas-r, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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