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October 27, 2020, 6:38 PM

Barrett sworn in at court as issues important to Trump await

Amy Coney Barrett has been formally sworn in as the Supreme Court’s ninth justice
October 27, 2020, 6:38 PM
October 27, 2020, 12:33 PM

Hundreds gather at White House for Supreme Court confirmation

Guests socially distanced on the South Lawn and for the first time the White House required masks for all in the audience amid another COVID-19 breakout.
October 27, 2020, 12:33 PM
Hundreds gather at White House for Supreme Court confirmation
October 27, 2020, 12:26 PM

Following confirmation to Supreme Court, Barrett takes 1st oath at White House

Amy Coney Barrett will replace the late liberal icon, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.
October 27, 2020, 12:26 PM
Following confirmation to Supreme Court, Barrett takes 1st oath at White House
October 27, 2020, 11:42 AM

Judge Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court

Senate Republicans confirmed Barrett with a 52-48 vote, cementing a conservative majority on the court. ABC's Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
October 27, 2020, 11:42 AM
Judge Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court
October 27, 2020, 6:11 AM

Judge Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice

Barret will take her seat on the Supreme Court and begin reviewing cases as early as Tuesday, in time to rule on a crucial health-care case that could end the Affordable Care Act.
October 27, 2020, 6:11 AM
Judge Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice
October 27, 2020, 4:23 AM

Barrett confirmed by Senate for Supreme Court, takes oath

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to the Supreme Court
October 27, 2020, 4:23 AM
Senate to confirm Barrett for court in highly partisan vote
October 27, 2020, 4:08 AM

Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Barrett will take the place of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
October 27, 2020, 4:08 AM
Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in as Supreme Court justice
October 27, 2020, 4:07 AM

Sen. Manchin: ‘Bipartisan solution’ needed for Supreme Court reform

The West Virginia senator discusses what Democrats should do after Judge Amy Coney Barrett is seated on the Supreme Court.
October 27, 2020, 4:07 AM
Sen. Manchin:  ‘Bipartisan solution’ needed for Supreme Court reform
October 27, 2020, 4:04 AM

Senate approves Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to Supreme Court

Barrett will take the judicial oath on Tuesday in a private ceremony at the Supreme Court, after which she will officially become an active participant in court proceedings.
October 27, 2020, 4:04 AM
Senate approves Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to Supreme Court
October 26, 2020, 11:25 PM

Reporter's Notebook: Sen. Murkowski on the 'incontrovertible' facts of Barrett vote

Sen. Lisa Murkwoski is a rare moderate Republican who found herself at the center of the debate over Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
October 26, 2020, 11:25 PM
Reporter's Notebook: Sen. Murkowski on the 'incontrovertible' facts of Barrett vote
October 26, 2020, 12:39 PM

Senate Republicans poised to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Senate Republicans are poised to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a floor vote Monday.
October 26, 2020, 12:39 PM
Senate Republicans poised to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
October 25, 2020, 11:25 PM

Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Mon

The Republican-led Senate has voted to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections
October 25, 2020, 11:25 PM
October 25, 2020, 12:37 AM

Murkowski's nod gives Barrett extra boost for Supreme Court

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett won crucial backing Saturday when one of the last Republican holdouts against filling the seat so close to Election Day announced support ahead of a confirmation vote expected Monday
October 25, 2020, 12:37 AM
Murkowski's support gives Barrett extra boost for Supreme Court
October 23, 2020, 8:32 PM

Senate GOP marches ahead on Barrett over Democrats' blockade

The Senate is gearing up for a rare weekend session as Republicans race to put Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court and cement a conservative majority before Election Day despite Democratic efforts to stall President Donald Trump’s nominee
October 23, 2020, 8:32 PM
October 22, 2020, 8:28 PM

GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett as Democrats boycott

The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate
October 22, 2020, 8:28 PM
Senate GOP to push Barrett forward over Dem boycott of vote
October 22, 2020, 8:07 PM

Senate Judiciary Committee advances Amy Coney Barrett’s SCOTUS nomination

With Democrats boycotting in protest, Republicans unanimously voted to advance Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
October 22, 2020, 8:07 PM
Senate Judiciary Committee advances Amy Coney Barrett’s SCOTUS nomination
October 22, 2020, 7:56 PM

The Supreme Court’s rulings on election deadlines may actually be 'calm before the storm'

Experts say SCOTUS may decide if mail-in votes count when they arrive late.
October 22, 2020, 7:56 PM
Supreme Court’s rulings on election deadlines may actually be 'calm before the storm'
October 22, 2020, 4:54 PM

Biden, under pressure on 'court packing,' says he would convene commission on reform

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, under pressure on 'court packing,' told CBS' "60 Minutes" he would appoint a bipartisan commission on court reform.
October 22, 2020, 4:54 PM
Biden, under pressure on 'court packing,' says he would convene commission on reform
October 22, 2020, 12:33 PM

Politicization of state supreme courts looms over possibility of contested vote

If controversy engulfs the 2020 elections, state supreme courts may be thrust into the role of referee for the presidential race for the first time in two decades.
October 22, 2020, 12:33 PM
Politicization of state supreme courts looms over possibility of contested vote
October 20, 2020, 4:22 AM

Supreme Court to hear border wall funding and 'remain in Mexico' cases

ABC News consultant Kate Shaw discusses what’s at stake with the border wall funding showdown and the so-called “remain in Mexico” asylum case before SCOTUS.
October 20, 2020, 4:22 AM
Supreme Court to hear border wall funding and 'remain in Mexico' cases
October 19, 2020, 2:50 PM

Supreme Court to hear case over border wall funding

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling that it improperly diverted money to build portions of the border wall with Mexico
October 19, 2020, 2:50 PM
Supreme Court to hear case over border wall funding
October 19, 2020, 2:50 PM

Supreme Court to review Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy

The Supreme Court is agreeing to review a Trump administration policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings
October 19, 2020, 2:50 PM
Supreme Court to review Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy
October 17, 2020, 10:14 AM

ICYMI: The lighter side of the Supreme Court hearings

Tech glitches, “Star Wars” and more moments you may have missed from the confirmation hearing of Amy Coney Barrett.
October 17, 2020, 10:14 AM
ICYMI: The lighter side of the Supreme Court hearings
October 16, 2020, 1:41 AM

GOP pushes Barrett toward court as Democrats decry 'sham'

Republicans are powering Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett closer to confirmation
October 16, 2020, 1:41 AM
Senate Judiciary to consider Barrett ahead of vote next week
October 15, 2020, 7:34 PM

Amy Coney Barrett hearings Day 4: Republicans reject Democratic effort to delay committee vote

Republicans on Thursday rejected an effort by Democrats to delay the Oct. 22 Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
October 15, 2020, 7:34 PM
Amy Coney Barrett hearings Day 4: Republicans reject Democratic effort to delay vote
October 15, 2020, 6:11 PM

Harris highlights stakes of election in Barrett hearings

Harris took a lower key approach and avoided sparring matches with Republicans.
October 15, 2020, 6:11 PM
October 15, 2020, 3:36 PM

Key takeaways from Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Judge Amy Coney Barrett

Plus, the next steps in the confirmation process with only 19 days until the presidential election.
October 15, 2020, 3:36 PM
Key takeaways from Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Judge Amy Coney Barrett
October 15, 2020, 11:13 AM

Dems focus on health care in Barrett hearing, families share opposing views on ACA

Democrats say Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett would help strike down the Affordable Care Act. A dad with two diabetic kids and a mom of a prematurely born child say the law is helping.
October 15, 2020, 11:13 AM
Dems focus on health care in Barrett hearing, families share opposing views on ACA
October 15, 2020, 4:13 AM

Judge Barrett answers questions on LGBTQ rights, contested elections

ABC News' Devin Dwyer breaks down Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s responses on gay rights, Bush v. Gore and her potential role if there’s a contested election.
October 15, 2020, 4:13 AM
Judge Barrett answers questions on LGBTQ rights, contested elections
October 15, 2020, 12:29 AM

Amy Coney Barret faces day 3 of Senate hearing, climate change questions

The confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee continued Wednesday with tough questions on climate change, health care and Trump.
October 15, 2020, 12:29 AM
Amy Coney Barret faces day 3 of Senate hearing, climate change questions
October 14, 2020, 11:33 PM

SCOTUS confirmation hearings: Day 3 highlights

Senators continue to question Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on issues such as the Affordable Care Act and voting rights.
October 14, 2020, 11:33 PM
SCOTUS confirmation hearings: Day 3 highlights
October 14, 2020, 6:56 PM

No criminalizing abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned, 64 prosecutors pledge

The letter includes the signatures of 11 state attorneys general.
October 14, 2020, 6:56 PM
No criminalizing abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned, 64 prosecutors pledge
October 14, 2020, 3:37 PM

Bronze statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be unveiled in Brooklyn during Women's History Month

A statue in Brooklyn, New York, will honor hometown legend Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
October 14, 2020, 3:37 PM
Bronze statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be unveiled during Women's History Month
October 14, 2020, 2:46 PM

Democrats put Amy Coney Barrett in hot seat for confirmation hearings

Democrats grilled the judge for nearly 12 hours and were left frustrated with few firm answers, including Sen. Kamala Harris, who pressed Barrett on the Affordable Care Act.
October 14, 2020, 2:46 PM
Democrats put Amy Coney Barrett in hot seat for confirmation hearings
October 14, 2020, 12:43 PM

Key takeaways from the 2nd day of the SCOTUS nomination hearing

Senators questioned Justice Amy Coney Barrett on her faith, health care, abortion and President Donald Trump's tweets.
October 14, 2020, 12:43 PM
Key takeaways from the 2nd day of the SCOTUS nomination hearing
October 14, 2020, 8:56 AM

Experts discuss how a Barrett Supreme Court confirmation could impact health care law

ABC News contributors Sara Fagen and Yvette Simpson weigh in after the second day of Senate confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.
October 14, 2020, 8:56 AM
Experts discuss how a Barrett Supreme Court confirmation could impact health care law
October 14, 2020, 4:05 AM

Judge Barrett adopts ‘Ginsburg Rule’ to offer ‘no forecasts, no hints’

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer speaks with Linsey Davis about Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s evasive answers at her Senate confirmation hearing and what they could mean.
October 14, 2020, 4:05 AM
Judge Barrett adopts ‘Ginsburg Rule’ to offer ‘no forecasts, no hints’
October 14, 2020, 2:22 AM

Supreme Court grants Trump administration request to end census count

The Supreme Court granted the Trump administration's request to end the census count as soon as possible, overturning a federal order.
October 14, 2020, 2:22 AM
Supreme Court grants Trump administration request to end census count
October 14, 2020, 12:38 AM

Democrats raise issues of women’s rights to Amy Coney Barrett

In the second day of Senate confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Barrett was pressed by Democrats on many issues, including abortion.
October 14, 2020, 12:38 AM
Democrats raise issues of women’s rights to Amy Coney Barrett
October 13, 2020, 11:05 PM

SCOTUS confirmation hearings: Day 2 highlights

Senators question Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on issues such as abortion, the Affordable Care Act and judicial philosophy.
October 13, 2020, 11:05 PM
SCOTUS confirmation hearings: Day 2 highlights
October 13, 2020, 4:00 PM

Barrett hearing turns to discussion of few high court cases

The second day of Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing quickly turned to discussion of a few notable high court cases, including key decisions on abortion and gun rights
October 13, 2020, 4:00 PM
October 13, 2020, 2:40 PM

High stakes Senate confirmation hearing for Amy Coney Barrett

The president's Supreme Court nominee is expected to get grilled from the committee which includes vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris.
October 13, 2020, 2:40 PM
High stakes Senate confirmation hearing for Amy Coney Barrett
October 13, 2020, 11:23 AM

Key takeaways from 1st day of Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination hearing

Republicans and Democrats appeared to talk past each other and speak directly to their bases on Monday.
October 13, 2020, 11:23 AM
Key takeaways from 1st day of Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination hearing
October 13, 2020, 8:08 AM

Experts discuss what Barrett’s confirmation would mean for Roe v. Wade

ABC News contributors Yvette Simpson and Sara Fagen discuss how abortion rights will affect the election and how Barrett’s confirmation would affect the future of the Affordable Care Act.
October 13, 2020, 8:08 AM
Experts discuss what Barrett’s confirmation would mean for Roe v. Wade
October 13, 2020, 8:07 AM

Amy Coney Barrett hearings underway, 2 women take opposing sides on her confirmation

Barrett faces questions about whether her religious beliefs will play a role on the bench. Critics and supporters alike believe that she will strike down the Affordable Care Act and Roe v. Wade.
October 13, 2020, 8:07 AM
Amy Coney Barrett hearings underway, 2 women take opposing sides on her confirmation
October 13, 2020, 4:17 AM

Affordable Care Act and Roe v. Wade at stake in SCOTUS confirmation

ABC’s Devin Dwyer speaks with Linsey Davis about how Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation could impact Obamacare and abortion rights.
October 13, 2020, 4:17 AM
Affordable Care Act and Roe v. Wade at stake in SCOTUS confirmation
October 12, 2020, 11:58 PM

High-stakes confirmation hearing for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

The Senate began its hearing to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett as Republicans pushed for a final vote before Election Day despite Democrats' calls to wait.
October 12, 2020, 11:58 PM
High-stakes confirmation hearing for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee
October 12, 2020, 10:45 PM

Your Voice, Your Vote: The Breakdown - Day 1 of hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett

The top moments from the first day of hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett
October 12, 2020, 10:45 PM
Your Voice, Your Vote: The Breakdown - Day 1 of hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett
October 12, 2020, 7:23 PM

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett delivers opening remarks

Judge Barrett delivered her opening remarks at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
October 12, 2020, 7:23 PM
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett delivers opening remarks
October 12, 2020, 12:38 PM

Biden dodges court-packing questions as SCOTUS nomination moves forward

The Biden campaign is dodging court-packing questions as the Supreme Court nomination moves forward.
October 12, 2020, 12:38 PM
Biden dodges court-packing questions as SCOTUS nomination moves forward