• Democrats Getting Frustrated As Amy Coney Barrett Stays Close-Mouthed

    12 days ago - By Forbes

    Senate Democrats struggled to corner Amy Coney Barrett during the second day of Senate confirmation hearings.
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  • Why Republicans haven't passed a new COVID-19 stimulus bill - putting them at odds with Trump

    Why Republicans haven't passed a new COVID-19 stimulus bill - putting them at odds with Trump

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Senate Republicans sprung into action this week to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
    Meanwhile, additional stimulus spending is in doubt before the election.
    Following unnerving highs of unemployment in the spring set off by the coronavirus outbreak, the labor market has not yet fully rebounded, according to many economists. The unemployment rate, now at 7.9%, is still well above pre-pandemic levels as an estimated 12 million seek work.
    "Too little support would lead to a weak recovery, creating unnecessary hardship for households and businesses...
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  • Amy Coney Barrett uses the offensive term 'sexual preference' to refer to LGBTQ people, who she falsely claims she's never discriminated against

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks as President Trump announces her nomination of as his choice for associate justice of the Supreme Court in the Rose Garden of the White House on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.
    Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images
    Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett used the widely-denounced term "sexual preference" to refer to LGBTQ Americans' sexual orientation during her Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday.
    LGBTQ rights organizations and others quickly pointed out that the correct term is "sexual orientation" and that anti-LGBTQ activists use the term...
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