Protesters Flock To Supreme Court, Capitol Hill For Amy Coney Barrett Hearings

October 12, 2020 - 3:56pm EDT
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Demonstrators called on lawmakers to "save the ACA" and "protect life in law" in dueling protests on Monday, the first day of Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings. See photos from the day.

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Gov. DeSantis removed State Attorney Andrew Warren from office because Warren pledged not to prosecute people for violating abortion restrictions. Warren said he was ousted for political reasons.

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During an event in New Hampshire Wednesday morning, former Vice President Pence said he'd consider an invitation from the House January 6 committee to testify.

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The Inflation Reduction Act is the biggest ever investment to tackle climate change. But there are signs that it could reinforce existing environmental inequalities.

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Under a voter-approved elections process being used for the first time in Alaska elections this year, party primaries have been scrapped and ranked choice voting is being used in general elections.

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Liz Cheney's sustained criticism of former President Trump made her one of his top political targets. She has pledged her chief goal is to make sure he never wins back the White House.

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The Jan. 6 committee has been uncovering what led up to the insurrection, but lurking beneath the hearings is a sometimes unspoken reason — race and the loss of white power.

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The legislation has been a year in the making, with tense negotiations leading to a narrower spending package that focuses on climate investments and health care costs.

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Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney faces a stiff GOP primary challenge from Trump-backed Harriet Hageman. Despite his popularity in the state, Cheney has spoken out against Donald Trump throughout her campaign.

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A recent attempted attack on an FBI office has raised concern about violent far-right rhetoric, but assessing the exact nature of the threat presents new challenges.