Susan Collins says she opposes voting on SCOTUS nominee before election
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, announced on Saturday that she thinks Republicans should, out of "fairness to the American people," wait until after the 2020 elections to vote on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's replacement.
GOP sees Supreme Court fight as a boost to vulnerable senators as McConnell presses for vote
Top Senate Republicans are privately arguing that it would boost their chances of holding the majority in November if their party makes a full-throated effort at confirming President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, according to multiple GOP sources, despite their past posture that such nominees should not be confirmed in a presidential election year.
Graham commits to supporting Trump 'in any effort to move forward' in filling Ginsburg's seat
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Saturday said he will support President Donald Trump "in any effort to move forward" with a nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, just hours after Trump made clear he wants the seat left vacant by her death filled "without delay."
John Turner, PM and Liberal leader who battled free trade with U.S., dead at 91
News/Politics: John Turner, Canada's 17th prime minister who spent decades in federal politics as a cabinet minister and Liberal Party leader during some of the most turbulent moments in modern Canadian history, has died at age 91.
Analysis: Unlike 2016, polling this year suggests Democrats more motivated by Supreme Court than Republicans
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has the ability to upend the 2020 presidential election. But while most analysis suggests President Donald Trump was helped by the opportunity to appoint a new justice in the 2016 election, polling this time around suggests something different may be in the offing.
Education Secretary DeVos warns about wave of private school closings: 'That's a crisis in the making'
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called for Congress to pass coronavirus relief legislation with funding for school choice, warning that more private schools are on the brink of closing without federal help.
Ex-Clinton aide claims Trump's SCOTUS pick would be 'fundamentally illegitimate' if confirmed
A leading Democratic activist and former adviser to Hillary Clinton argued on Friday that President Trump's replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will inevitably be "illegitimate."
McConnell under pressure from conservatives to fill Supreme Court vacancy before election
Conservatives are pushing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell behind the scenes to consider moving to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November election, potentially leaving the conference divided over what timeline is best.