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“My liberal friends have over many decades gotten very used to the idea of having a liberal court, but that’s not written in the stars,” the Utah Republican told reporters after this decision. He called it “appropriate for a nation that is … center-right to have a court which reflects center-right points of view.” Given …

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, said Tuesday that he supports holding a Senate confirmation vote for the Supreme Court nominee that President Donald Trump plans to announce this weekend. Romney’s occasional criticism of the Trump administration made him a possible vote against proceeding with the nomination, though it was clear Monday night that Republican …

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski said on Sunday that she will not support President Donald Trump’s nomination of a replacement to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before Election Day. The announcement makes Murkowski the second Republican in the Senate, after Susan Collins of Maine, to …

Students at the University of Florida could miss out on the annual college fun known as spring break next March due to the coronavirus pandemic – but the news may not be all that bad. NBC affiliate WFLA-TV reports the school’s faculty senate voted by a nearly 80 percent majority to cancel the one week …

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But a month after bipartisan talks collapsed on Capitol Hill, McConnell is aiming to pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) by unveiling legislation that funds some key priorities including small businesses, enhanced unemployment insurance, child care, the post office and schools. “Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer said …

“The particular legislation that passed in the general assembly was ultimately created and approved by the legislature to protect state property, to protect from vandalism, to protect the run of law, to prevent what we saw happening with the destruction of businesses and property and state property and that happened in our streets and everyone …

The bill is expected to pass largely along party lines, with Democrats supporting it. House GOP leaders are actively pushing their members to oppose the legislation, and it is not likely to be under consideration in the Republican-held Senate. On the eve of the vote, the White House threatened to veto the bill. Democratic leaders …

Though there were expectations over the weekend that the Big Ten and Pac-12 would cancel their respective fall 2020 college football seasons this week, the conferences said Monday they have yet to come to any decisions. Both conferences have separate meetings scheduled for Tuesday that are expected to include formal votes about how to move …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAn unexpectedly lively election campaign has revived hope for change in Belarus The campaign manager for the leading opposition candidate in Belarus has been detained on the eve of the presidential election, her office said. A spokeswoman for candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said Maria Moroz was expected to …