Joe Biden entered fall campaign with $466 million in the bank
Democrat Joe Biden's campaign and aligned Democratic Party committees entered September and the fall sprint to Election Day with $466 million in cash reserves -- giving the former vice president a significant financial advantage over President Donald Trump.
Schumer and AOC call on voters to pressure GOP senators into delaying Trump's Supreme Court nominee
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., held a joint press conference on Sunday regarding the Supreme Court vacancy left behind by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg and urged the country to pressure Republcians into delaying President Trump's potential nominees, until after the November election.
'Golden nuggets': Trump explains to Woodward why judges are key to his record
President Donald Trump repeatedly boasted to journalist Bob Woodward about the number of judges he has appointed to the federal bench during several of their interviews for "Rage." The recorded comments provide insight into Trump's relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the two prepare to push through a potential third Supreme Court nominee in the wake of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
Alexander: McConnell doing what Dems 'would do if the shoe were on the other foot' with SCOTUS nomination
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Sunday said he is in favor of the senate voting on President Trump’s Supreme Court justice nominee who will replace the seat left vacant by the Friday death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Graham: Dems telling me how to handle SCOTUS picks is like 'arsonists advising the Fire Department'
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., before whose panel any Supreme Court nominee must be confirmed, ripped Democrats' virulent objections to President Trump signaling that he will summarily choose a replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Fact check: Biden falsely claims Trump campaign only asked him for Supreme Court list after Ruth Bader Ginsburg died
Former Vice President Joe Biden made false claims in a Sunday speech in which he urged Senate Republicans to let the winner of the presidential election fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday.
Biden says 200 million people have died from COVID-19 as campaign gaffes continue
2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden had another major public gaffe on Sunday when he said an estimated 200 million people have already died from the coronavirus, even though the number of American casualties is closer to 200,000.
The Point: The wildly unpredictable politics of the SCOTUS opening
With just 44 days left in the 2020 election, the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- and Senate Republicans' commitment to try to confirm her replacement before the election -- drops a hugely volatile free radical into an already combustible race. Below, an extended look at how Democrats and Republicans see the SCOTUS political tea leaves.
Flashback: In 2016, Ginsburg said Senate should hold SCOTUS confirmation hearing during election year
Upon the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the age of 87 on Friday, the partisan bickering over what should happen next immediately crescendoed -- with President Trump and most Republicans agreeing a nominee should be named before the election, and Democrats expressing outrage at the idea while demanding the void be filled after a new president (or the incumbent) and Senate is sworn in next January.
Analysis: Fight over Ginsburg succession poses stark question: Can majority rule survive in US?
A Republican vote to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the next presidential inauguration could deepen the pressure on majority rule that is already threatening to engulf all elements of America's political system.