Jill Biden, Doug Emhoff team up in final campaign…

Jill Biden and Doug Emhoff have rapidly become two of the Democrat ticket's most prolific surrogates

Joe Biden: Vacancy about health law, not court…

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says the GOP's push for a speedy Supreme Court confirmation is really an effort to overturn the 2010 health care law

Trump Predicts Supreme Court Will Decide Election…

Trump Predicts Supreme Court Will Decide Election Outcome as He Pushes Quick Confirmation. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump took his concerns about mail-in voting one step further. . He predicted that the outcome of the November election would have to move beyond ballots and into the Supreme Court. . Trump also urged lawmakers to act swiftly in confirming his eventual Supreme Court nominee in order to avoid a four-four voting split. . I think this will end up in the Supreme Court … And I think it's very important that we have nine justices, Donald Trump, via Fox News. The Supreme Court seat in question was most recently occupied by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on September 18. . Trump has vowed to put forward a female nominee and reportedly has five "brilliant" candidates picked out. He has already nominated two conservative justices to the Supreme Court during his term, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh

Lockdowns are fading, but GOP outrage isn't in…

It's not just Democrats who want voters thinking about the pandemic on Election Day

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Trump vows quick court vote, Biden urges delay…

President Donald Trump says confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will go "quickly,” while his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, is imploring the Senate to delay voting on her nomination until after the Nov_ 3 election to “let the people decide.”

'Disgusted' voters in the Philly suburbs could…

Donald Trump Refuses to Commit to a Peaceful…

Donald Trump Refuses to Commit to a Peaceful Transition of Power. President Trump made the comments on Wednesday. When asked whether he would peacefully transfer power if he loses re-election in November, Trump’s response was, “we’re going to have to see what happens.” . His concerns are rooted in the belief that mail-in voting is a "disaster.". Trump’s also made claims that the election is being “rigged” in Biden’s favor. . (G)et rid of the ballots and you'll have a very ... there won't be a transfer, frankly. There'll be a continuation … the ballots are out of control, Donald Trump, via CNN. Trump gave a similar response in July when asked whether he would accept the results of the upcoming election. . I have to see. Look ... I have to see … No, I’m not going to just say yes. I’m not going to say no … , Donald Trump, via CNN

Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in…

Tribes see ballot collection as a critical way to boost historically low Native American turnout, but it's become a flashpoint in the November election

Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era

Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked

Cindy McCain Formally Endorses Joe Biden

Cindy McCain Formally Endorses Joe Biden. Cindy McCain, widow of late Arizona Senator John McCain, announced her endorsement of Joe Biden on Tuesday. . Her endorsement is significant, as she is a prominent Republican figure. In her official endorsement, McCain called Biden a “good and honest man.”. Joe and I don't always agree on the issues, and I know he and John certainly had some passionate arguments, but he is a good and honest man. He will lead us with dignity, Cindy McCain, via Axios. She also highlighted their different political parties, saying they are “Americans foremost.” . We are Republicans, yes, but Americans foremost. There's only one candidate in this race who stands up for our values as a nation, and that is @JoeBiden, Cindy McCain, via Axios. Biden has since thanked McCain for her endorsement, saying the election is “bigger than any one political party.” . [This election] requires all of us to come together as one America to restore the soul of the nation. Together, we'll get it done, Joe Biden, via Twitter

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Homespun BLM products include cookie kits, garden…

Some white merchants on the craft marketplace Etsy are offering homespun products with a Black Lives Matter theme, including wine stoppers and garden gnomes

The Kennedys will soon be gone in Congress…

On guns, abortion, high court could become more…

If Congress confirms President Donald Trump’s nominee to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court would become more conservative and also perhaps more ready to tackle certain hot-button issues like abortion and guns

Romney Indicates He Will Support SCOTUS Nominee…

Romney Indicates He Will Support , SCOTUS Nominee Vote. Senator Mitt Romney's announcement that he would support President Donald Trump's nomination for a Supreme Court justice likely means that the nomination will be appointed. My liberal friends have over many decades gotten very used to the idea of having a liberal court but that's not written in the stars, Senator Mitt Romney, (R-UT), via Politico. [It is] appropriate for a nation that is … center-right to have a court which reflects center-right points of view, Senator Mitt Romney, (R-UT), via Politico. Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Democrats have called for a nomination process this close to the presidential election to be delayed. In calling for a delay in the nomination of a SCOTUS justice, Democrats cite the unprecedented Senate blockage of former President Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland. Romney referred to "the Merrick Garland decision" as "unfair.". However, he stated that to deny Trump's nominee as a means of making up for Merrick Garland "also wouldn't make a lot of sense," and that such a decision "just doesn't follow." . Trump has indicated he hopes to announce his nomination as early as Friday

Trump caps judiciary remake with choice of…

President Donald Trump is capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary with another Supreme Court nomination

Belarus tells UN sanctions would be 'harmful for…

Belarus’ foreign minister is warning Western nations against imposing sanctions or other restrictions over the country’s disputed presidential election and crackdowns on protesters

Trump to Name Supreme Court Nominee Friday or…

Trump to Name Supreme Court Nominee Friday or Saturday. Longtime Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, Sept. 18. During a phone interview with 'Fox and Friends' on Monday morning, . President Trump said he'll announce his pick to replace Ginsburg at the end of the week. He wants to allow time for Ginsburg's funeral services before making his nomination. We want to pay respect, President Donald Trump, to 'Fox and Friends'. The president also said he'd likely nominate a woman, and he's narrowed it down to five people. According to CNBC, likely candidates are Amy Coney Barrett and Barbara Lagoa. Democrats contend that a new nominee must be named after the upcoming presidential election. Trump said, "We have every right to do it, and we have plenty of time."

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California will house transgender inmates by…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity

Syria minister calls Turkey main terrorism…

Syria’s foreign minister is accusing Turkey of being “one of the main sponsors of terror” in his country and the region