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U.S. Sen.Bob Casey, speaks to reporters in 2018, in the studio of KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Sen. Casey Is No Fan of SCOTUS Nominee Barrett, Calls Her a Threat to Medicare

Pennsylvania's senior senator pointed out that Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett wouldn't say whether she thought Medicare was constitutional.

Republicans have confirmed hundreds of conservative judges across the US since President Trump took office.
Republicans Have Been Packing the Courts Since Trump Took Office

Since 2016, President Trump and Senate Republicans have installed die-hard conservatives in lifetime judicial appointments, packing the courts in favor of their agenda.

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Health Care, Presidential Powers, and More: Five Influential Supreme Court Cases to Watch This Fall

The Supreme Court began its new term this week with two conservatives justices blasting the decision that made marriage equality the law of the land. Here's what else to look out for this fall.

Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, holds views that don't align with a majority of American Catholics (Getty/Pool).
Amy Coney Barrett’s Views Are Out of Step With Most American Catholics

Recent polling and reports show that American Catholics' views on Roe v. Wade and contraception are different than the doctrines of the Vatican and Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's positions.

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New Bill Would Stop Senate From Blocking Supreme Court Pick Like It Did in 2016

House Democrats plan to introduce a bill on Tuesday containing a provision that would prevent the Senate from delaying action on a Supreme Court nomination for more than 120 days.

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8 Bills Senate Republicans Are Ignoring as They Fight to Fill RBG’s Seat

The list of bills passed by the Democratic-controlled House that are languishing in the Republican-led Senate totaled 395 in February, and has grown longer with the pandemic.

In this Feb. 3, 2020, file photo, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., walks at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Toomey Supports Moving Forward with Supreme Court Nominations Before Election

Pennsylvania’s Republican US Sen. Pat Toomey said Tuesday that he is on board with the Senate considering President Donald Trump's forthcoming nominee to the Supreme Court right away.