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History suggests Barrett won't win women for Trump

Amy Coney Barrett's appointment to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court goes to the heart of the question of what feminism actually is. Is supporting the promotion of women inherently feminist? One of Ginsburg's best-known quotes came from an interview in 2015 when she asserted, "People ask me sometimes, when—when do you think it will it be enough? When will there be enough women on the (Supreme) Court? And my answer is when there are nine."

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Amy Coney Barrett on Ginsburg: No one will take her place

Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett gives her opening statement to the Senate during her confirmation hearing saying although she was nominated to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat, no one can replace the late justice.

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Sen. Harris: Ginsburg's legacy is in jeopardy

Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris says confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court would put the legacy of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and health care for million of Americans in jeopardy.

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Biden has been silent on this campaign issue. Hear his stance in 1983

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has avoided taking a stance on the issue of adding seats to the Supreme Court since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spurred a contentious nomination process. Biden's deputy campaign manager discusses the issue with CNN's Jake Tapper.

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The Pence question Harris wouldn't answer

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) ducked Vice President Mike Pence's question about whether a Biden administration would seek to add seats to the Supreme Court if the Trump administration pushes through the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to replace former Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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SCOTUS threat to same-sex marriage is very real

The nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has generated discussion about the future of Roe v. Wade, the case in which the Supreme Court legalized abortion across the country. Such conversations are not surprising given the role that Justice Ginsburg played in advancing women's rights and Judge Barrett's writings as a judge and a law professor.

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Opinion: We are one vote away from losing our fundamental liberties, Sen. Ted Cruz says

When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on September 18th, she left a vacancy on the Supreme Court just 46 days before one of the most consequential presidential elections in our nation's history. This past weekend, President Donald Trump nominated an eminently qualified judge -- Amy Coney Barrett -- to fill the vacancy left by Justice Ginsburg, and I believe the Senate will confirm her before Election Day.

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The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip 5 weeks from Election Day

President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court over the weekend is likely to further nationalize the fight for control of the Senate, with Republicans looking to defend a majority that was very much at stake well before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died.

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How Trump picked Amy Coney Barrett over Barbara Lagoa

It was only a week ago President Donald Trump appeared practically "giddy" about a particular candidate to fill the newly vacant seat on the Supreme Court that had been held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for more than 27 years, people familiar with the matter said.

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Notable dissents from Judge Amy Coney Barrett

President Donald Trump is set Saturday to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, according to multiple senior Republican sources with knowledge of the process.

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Unpacking Ruth Bader Ginsburg's record on racial justice

This week has been a gut punch. Already reeling from the implications of what the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg means for the future of civil rights in America, we had to sit with the rage over the lack of charges in Breonna Taylor's death.

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How RBG went from a 'moderate' choice to a fiery dissenter

When President Bill Clinton selected Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the nominee from his Supreme Court shortlist in 1993, women's groups—both conservative and liberal—raised concerns. As we discuss in our book "Shortlisted," some feminists criticized Ginsburg's position on equality as one that ignored the historic oppression of women. She advocated that men and women should be treated equally under the law, rather than receive special treatment based on their sex. Additionally, abortion opponents and champions alike expressed trepidation about her appointment.

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