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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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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 to remember the 'Notorious RBG'

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy, in so many ways, is fundamentally important to understanding our current national and global age of Black Lives Matter. Indeed, her presence in popular culture rests in large part on the global popularity of hip hop, which represents a defining cultural innovation of post-civil rights America.

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Fight over Supreme Court already shaking up Senate races

The brawl over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor began before her body was buried. Within hours of her death on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate."

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Opinion: Mitch McConnell is going to turn me into a socialist

The full political impact of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death on Friday and Donald Trump's rush to fill her Supreme Court seat has yet to emerge. But if you don't think these events have the potential to energize Democrats to possibly record election turnouts in November, you probably haven't seen what's going in the Democratic base.

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How RBG would have powered through this crisis

I was very fortunate to serve as one of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's law clerks during the US Supreme Court's October 2003 term. I was also blessed by her presence in my life -- and in the lives of my daughters -- in the years following my clerkship. She always found time when we asked. She always asked how we were doing, particularly during difficult times.

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'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.

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Opinion: The Dems' response to RBG's death should terrify Trump

The full political impact of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death on Friday and Donald Trump's rush to fill her Supreme Court seat has yet to emerge. But if you don't think these events have the potential to energize Democrats to possibly record election turnouts in November, you probably haven't seen what's going in the Democratic base.

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Opinion: How Ginsburg made the law fairer for every woman

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing marks the end of an era in more ways than one. Having repeatedly beaten cancer, Ginsburg had come to almost seem invincible. She was a larger than life figure who became a hero to many young women trying to follow the path she forged in the legal profession. Ginsburg's age and frail health were no secret, but her loss still comes as a shock.

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Opinion: Attention Mitch: Filling RBG's seat now could break American democracy

While a law student at the University of Kentucky, the institution where I teach, Senator Mitch McConnell surely learned about the importance of justice and democracy. In the wake of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing on Friday evening, there is one action that McConnell can take that may very well save our democracy: announce that the Senate will not consider a Supreme Court nomination until after Inauguration Day 2021.

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