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A guide to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The Dem strategy is obstruction.
A judge upheld Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ Executive Order that makes masks mandatory for residents during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report. Plaintiffs Derek Lindoo, John Kraft, and Brandon Widiker challenged the Democrat governor’s move to declare a state of emergency three times during the pandemic claiming he exceeded the 60-day limit for such... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The liberal judge is wrong.
When it comes to wasting time, it’s tough to beat the United States Senate. But even for that august body’s pedantic standards, Monday’s confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett was beyond pointless, it was downright bizarre. The nominee sat wearing a black mask, and looked like the prisoner in a hostage film, as senator... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Barrett will prevail.
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A divided Senate committee held the first of four days of confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. New York Times
New polls show Biden is gaining in the Northern battlegrounds among white voters. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is not ahead.
For almost 50 years, the multibillionaire has been pushing for a court unfriendly to regulation of the market. He may be on the brink of victory. New York Times
Fast-growing Black and Latino populations and more organizing by Democrats have turned Texas, Georgia and Arizona into potential battleground states. USA Today
VOA VIEW: Trump will win the three states handily.
A large coalition of liberal activists are preparing to march on the Supreme Court Tuesday to demonstrate opposition to Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court appointment. The anti-Barrett coalition will be led by Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the abortion provider's advocacy arm; Alliance for Justice, a liberal judicial advocacy group; ... Washington Times
Twenty years after dozens of sailors were killed and injured when terrorists blew themselves up in a suicide attack on the USS Cole, the Navy's senior admiral is reminding those serving today of the sacrifices and heroism of those who were aboard the ship that day. On Oct. 12, 2000, ... Washington Times
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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett thanked supporters for the uplifting messages she has received since being nominated to the high court by President Trump during her opening remarks at the confirmation hearing Monday. "I believe in the power of prayer and it has been uplifting to hear so many ... Washington Times
Voter mobilization in Black church communities will look much different in 2020, due in large part to the coronavirus pandemic that has infected millions across the U.S. and has taken a disproportionate toll on Black America ABC
VOA VIEW: Many blacks have no regard for the law.
"It shouldn't be a surprise that the Senate is willing to push a president's nominee through in an election year when they share the same political affiliation," Barrett said. CBS
In his first television interview since leaving the White House in late 2018, McGahn also praised President Trump for his nominations to the lower courts. CBS
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts Dems.
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U.S. stocks rose on Monday as investors monitored stimulus negotiations in Washington and prepared for a busy week of corporate earnings. CNBC
Southwest Airlines' pilots union scoffed at a company proposal to cut pay rates 10% in exchange for no furloughs through 2022. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Foolish union move.
Facebook announced it will now ban content that "denies or distorts the Holocaust," reversing its earlier policy. CNBC
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Amazon Prime Day will run through Wednesday, Oct. 14, with discounts on more than 1 million items, including intermittent “Lightning Deals,” for Prime members. CNBC
A Biden administration could provide a further boost to oil prices by making production — especially for shale — more expensive and more regulated. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Bad for most Americans and the world.
Regulators in the EU are reportedly drawing up a list of around 20 tech giants that they want to comply with tougher rules. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The US should do the same.
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. CNN
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is set to sign legislation Monday that would "clean the slate" for certain residents with prior criminal offenses. UPI
VOA VIEW: Dumb and foolish.
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North Korean conventional weapons capable of placing all of South Korea within range are advancing, analysts say. UPI
A delegation from the United Arab Emirates will visit Israel after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Cabinet approved a historic normalization of relations between the two nations Monday. UPI
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