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US President Donald J. Trump introduces Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to be an Associate Ju
Amy Coney Barrett heads toward Senate vote despite Democratic protests

The Republican president has asked the Senate to confirm Barrett before the Nov. 3 US election. Trump has said he expects the court to decide the election's outcome.

By REUTERS
16/10/2020
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett reacts as US President Donald Tr
US Supreme Court nominee Barrett pledges to follow law, not personal views

A devout Catholic who has a record of opposing abortion rights, Barrett is likely to be probed by Senate Democrats on that issue in particular.

By REUTERS
12/10/2020
Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, a progressive icon on the Supreme Court.
Death of Ruth Bader-Ginsburg raises stakes in battle for Senate control

For liberals who considered Ginsburg a heroine, the grief they have expressed over her death was tinged with fear over what happens next.

By REUTERS
19/09/2020
Jewish Democratic veteran loses Tennessee Senate primary

“The progressive movement is undeniable!” Bradshaw said on Twitter after the results were in on Thursday night.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
08/08/2020
US Senate bans TikTok app on government devices

Last month, the House of Representatives voted to bar federal employees from downloading the app on government-issued devices as part of a proposal, offered by Representative Ken Buck.

By REUTERS
06/08/2020
China, Iran, Russia on agenda as Pompeo testifies in US Senate

Pompeo will testify at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing for the first time in 15 months, discussing the State Department's annual budget request.

By REUTERS
30/07/2020
US Senate report accuses China of 'digital authoritarianism'

China exports digital technologies to increase its influence elsewhere and seeks more clout at international organizations such as the World Trade Organization and the World Health Organization.

By REUTERS
21/07/2020
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