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Analysis: Arkansas is trying to ban all abortions in the state

Arkansas Republican legislators have filed legislation that would amount to an outright ban on abortion in their state, a provocative move aimed at forcing the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision legalizing the procedure in the 1973 Roe v. Wade case.

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Feinstein to step aside as top Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced on Monday that she would step down from the top Democratic spot on the Senate Judiciary Committee next year, following sharp criticism from liberal activists over her handling of the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

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Opinion: Trump's bizarro-world 'elite strike force' legal challenge is about to implode

Just moments after a federal judge issued a blistering rebuke of their evidence-free, legally-confused effort to contest President-elect Joe Biden's win in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump's legal team flailed to spin the crushing loss as some sort of bizarro-world victory. Trump campaign attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis claimed in a statement that the dismissal "turns out to help us in our strategy to get expeditiously to the US Supreme Court."

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Read: Judge's order dismissing Trump campaign lawsuit

Judge Matthew Brann of the US District Court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania dealt a death blow on Saturday to the Trump campaign's effort to overturn President-elect Joe Biden's victory. Read Brann's order below.

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Biden's margin of victory over Trump surpasses 6 million votes

• Misinformation watch: Giuliani's claim that food trucks hauled fraudulent Biden ballots in Detroit was already ruled baseless in court • Results: Election numbers debunk Trump's fraud claims • Opinion: How Trump sabotaged his own chances for a second term • Watch: Trump allies blame foreign company. (It's based in Colorado.)

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Trump's actions should worry us all

In the weeks since the general election, President Donald Trump and his team have failed to successfully challenge the final results in our courts of law. However, in the court of public opinion, they have made startling progress — progress that could threaten President-elect Joe Biden's capacity to govern and even our democracy itself.

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Opinion: Trump's election challenges put lawyers' credibility on the line

A key component of President Donald Trump's ongoing attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election has been to try to use the courts to invalidate Joe Biden's election victories in enough states to win the Electoral College. From the outset, this seemed unlikely given the margins of victory and the number of states required to change the result, but the President has remained undaunted -- on Twitter at least -- by the steep uphill battle, and presses ahead.

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