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Amy Coney Barrett - Latest News
Oct 26, 2020 - 06:08 pm .- The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Barrett took the oaths of office in a White House ceremony Monday evening.
Oct 26, 2020 - 08:45 am .- Amy Coney Barrett is expected to be confirmed to the Supreme Court on Monday evening, after the Senate held a rare Sunday session during which a majority of senators moved to advance her nomination to a full vote.
Oct 22, 2020 - 08:35 am .- The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to advance the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, setting up a final confirmation vote by the whole Senate. Democratic members of the committee boycotted the vote and did not attend.
Oct 19, 2020 - 08:00 pm .- Leading abortion-advocacy groups have called for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to step down as ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee over her conduct during confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. 
Oct 19, 2020 - 04:27 pm .- Catholic likely voters support Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination as a Supreme Court justice by a nearly 20-point margin over those who oppose the appointment, according to a new poll released Monday.
Oct 16, 2020 - 05:12 pm .- Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth penned an op-ed Thursday decrying the “anti-Catholic bigotry” that he says has surfaced since Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court last month.
Oct 15, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- A former student and clerk of Amy Coney Barrett praised the judge’s character on Thursday, during the Senate judiciary committee’s last day of hearings on her nomination to the Supreme Court. 
Oct 15, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on advancing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on October 22, Sen. Lindsay Graham announced on Thursday, after three days of hearings with Barrett.
Oct 15, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Over 600 students and alumni of Notre Dame Law School have signed a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. 
Oct 14, 2020 - 04:13 pm .- Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Wednesday called the Supreme Court confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett “illegitimate.”
Oct 14, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Sen. Lindsay Graham hailed Judge Amy Coney Barrett for her convictions and religious beliefs Wednesday morning, while emphasising her ability to be an impartial judge.
Oct 13, 2020 - 05:13 pm .- Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was pressed on Tuesday for her position on abortion, marriage, and health care, during her first day of questioning by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Oct 13, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Judge Amy Coney Barrett explained to senators on Tuesday that she has no personal agenda to overturn previous decisions if she is confirmed to the Supreme Court, and that she would consider each case on its own merits, according to the law. 
Oct 12, 2020 - 06:14 pm .- Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) on Monday criticized questions aimed at Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs, saying they reflect a fundamental confusion of civics with politics.
Oct 12, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- As Senate Democrats on Monday focused on how Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett could rule on the Affordable Care Act, some comments drew criticism for apparent anti-Catholic bigotry.
Oct 12, 2020 - 10:00 am .- In her opening remarks, which were released on Sunday, October 11, Barrett will explain to senators why she accepted the nomination and what she believes she would bring to the Supreme Court.
Oct 8, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- The chair of the U.S. bishops’ religious freedom committee responded Thursday to the ongoing scrutiny of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs.
Oct 8, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) sparred over accusations of anti-Catholic bias and filling a Supreme Court vacancy before election day. The candidates spoke during the in-person debate held on Wednesday evening at the University of Utah.
Oct 7, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Senators on Wednesday decried attacks on Catholic Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs.
Oct 4, 2020 - 05:11 pm .- The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court would make her, if confirmed, the sixth Roman Catholic on the nine-person court.

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