On historic ground at Hartford’s Colt Armory, where hundreds of thousands of guns were manufactured, gun violence prevention advocates and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said the pending Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett puts Connecticut’s ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines in jeopardy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans powered Supreme Courtnominee Amy Coney Barrett closer to confirmation Thursday, pushing past Democratic objections and other priorities during the COVID-19 crisis in the drive to seat President Donald Trump’s pick before the Nov. 3 election. The Senate Judiciary Committee set Oct. 22 for its vote to recommend Barrett’s nomination to the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health care again played a starring role in Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee as Democrats sought to highlight an issue they want voters to consider on Election Day. During Wednesday’s hearing, Barrett maintained her view that it would be inappropriate to comment on the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local): 3:05 p.m. The confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett paused for about 40 minutes because of audio difficulties. The sound in the hearing room cut out a little before 2 p.m. Wednesday, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett presented her approach to the law as conservative and fair on Monday at the start of fast-tracked confirmation hearings, while angry Democrats, powerless to stop her, cast her as a threat to Americans’ health care coverage during the coronavirus pandemic. With her husband and six of […]