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Franklin"s Rule: How The Barrett Hearing Left The Democrats Holding An Empty Sack

Franklin's Rule: How The Barrett Hearing Left .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 17th, 2020

Democrats say Barrett is a vote to overturn Obamacare, while GOP asserts in Supreme Court hearing that the judge’s position is unknown

Senate Democrats have decided to make the ongoing court battle over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act the centerpiece of their argument against the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2020

Republicans blast social media CEOs while Democrats deride hearing

The event had been billed as a discussion about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a law that protects social media companies from liability for what their users post and is regarded as sacrosanct by the platforms......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 28th, 2020

Tech stocks lead the market lower amid disappointing Microsoft outlook and congressional hearing with industry CEOs

Shares of Twitter, Facebook, and Alphabet fell as much as 6%, 5%, and 5% in Wednesday trades, respectively. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. AP/Jacquelyn Martin; AP/Jose Luis Magana Technology stocks cratered on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 28th, 2020

Rep. Ilhan Omar Expects Biden To Pack Cabinet With "Progressive Democrats"

Rep. Ilhan Omar Expects Biden To Pack Cabinet With 'Progressive Democrats' Tyler Durden Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:01 Following Monday's confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, progressive leftists in Congres.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytOct 27th, 2020

"You will never, never get your credibility back": Schumer warns GOP that they have no right to tell Democrats how to run things when they"re the majority after Barrett"s confirmation

Her warned Republican that they now have no right to tell Democrats how to run a majority they next they are in power. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on February 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytOct 26th, 2020

Senate Votes To Confirm Judge Barrett, Here Are The Democrats" Worst Proposals To "Reform" SCOTUS

Senate Votes To Confirm Judge Barrett, Here Are The Democrats' Worst.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 26th, 2020

Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court despite opposition from Democrats

Barrett was confirmed just eight days before the election. Her confirmation gives the Sup.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 26th, 2020

The gamer vote: Democrats lean into video games to aid Biden campaign

Democrats and left-leaning groups are turning to Twitch and video gamers in an effort to turn out young voters on Election Day......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 22nd, 2020

Senate Committee Advances Barrett SCOTUS Nomination After Democrats Boycott Vote

Senate Committee Advances Barrett SCOTUS Nomination After Democrats Boycott Vote Tyler Durden Thu, 10/22/2020 - 09:18 Update (0915ET): The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted 12-0 (every Republican .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 22nd, 2020

: Senate Republicans advance Barrett Supreme Court nomination amid Democratic boycott

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court, overcoming a decision by Democrats to boycott the vote, setting the stage for the full Senate to vote on her confirmation on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2020

Democrats are furious at Dianne Feinstein for hugging Lindsey Graham and thanking him for a job well done after Amy Coney Barrett"s confirmation hearings

One group started an online petition calling for Feinstein to step down from her leadership role on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sen. Dianne Feinstein hugs Sen. Lindsey Graham at the close of Judge Amy .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytOct 16th, 2020

The Barrett Rule: How Democratic Members Are Creating A New And Dangerous Standard For Confirmations

The Barrett Rule: How Democratic Members Are Creating A New And Dangerous Standar.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 15th, 2020

: Amy Coney Barrett says ‘politically controversial’ climate change is still a matter of public debate

Man-made climate change is a controversial topic still up for public debate and so off limits, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said during her nomination hearing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2020

Republican Senator John Kennedy asks Amy Coney Barrett "who does the laundry in your house" during Supreme Court hearings

Journalists and others responded by asking whether the same entirely irrelevant question would be asked of a male nominee. Judge Amy Coney Barrett at her confirmation hearing o.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 14th, 2020

Key Words: Amy Coney Barrett’s ‘open wine’ slip creates Twitter buzz and a nonpartisan titter during confirmation hearing

The general online consensus was ”Same girl, same” when Barrett said she’d approach every case with an ‘open wine’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2020

The 7 biggest takeaways from day 2 of Amy Coney Barrett"s confirmation hearing

Judge Barrett consistently refu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 14th, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett"s nomination hearing is underway. Here are some of the most contentious Supreme Court nominations in US history

The past 50 years have seen bitter fights over an increasingl.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 13th, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett avoided answering questions from senators by citing the "Ginsburg rule," but legal scholars say it"s not a valid excuse

The truth is that Ginsburg directly answered a number of questions on hotbed topics during her confi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 13th, 2020

: McConnell says he’ll try to move $500 billion stimulus package before Barrett vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he intends to give Democrats another chance to help pass a fiscal stimulus package, by trying to bring to the Senate floor a $500 billion plan next week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2020

: McConnell says will try to move $500 billion stimulus package before Barrett vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he intends to give Democrats another chance to help pass a fiscal stimulus package, by trying to bring to the Senate floor a $500 billion plan next week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2020