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Boston Globe - Politics

Trump said to pick Amy Coney Barrett for Court, New York Times reports -- President Trump has selected Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the favorite candidate of conservatives, to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and will try to force Senate confirmation before Election Day in a move that would significantly alter the ideological makeup of the Supreme Court for years.

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Trump selects Amy Coney Barrett to fill Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court - President Trump has selected Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the favorite candidate of conservatives, to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to the New York Times. Trump will try to force Senate confirmation before Election Day in a move that would significantly alter the ideological makeup of the Supreme Court for years.

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White House again criticizes FBI director for voting remarks -- FBI Director Christopher Wray was the target of White House criticism for the second time in a week Friday as Chief of Staff Mark Meadows chided him over remarks made a day earlier to Congress about voter fraud.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state at US Capitol -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week at age 87, is also the first Jewish-American to lie in state and just the second Supreme Court justice.

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A test for democracy - The most complicated election in modern history is coming — soon. Are we prepared? Experts worry about a nightmare election during a pandemic marred by disenfranchisement and chaos, followed by an acrimonious legal and political dispute over the results that would test the nation's democratic resolve.

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Watch live: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in state at the US Capitol

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Trump again casts doubt on election results, saying he's not sure if it will be 'honest'

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Fenway Park will officially be an early voting site this election season

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Republicans are distancing themselves from Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power. Here's why

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Join the Globe's D.C. bureau to discuss its special report on the November election as a test for democracy

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Another conservative justice on the Supreme Court could mean big changes for abortion and affirmative action cases

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President Trump declines to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

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The two October non-surprises that will frame the final month of the presidential campaign

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'You are not listening.' Anthony Fauci challenges Sen. Rand Paul on criticism of New York coronavirus measures

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Fauci, Hahn seek to reassure public on vaccine safety

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Republican inquiry finds no evidence of wrongdoing by Biden

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Watch live video: Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at Supreme Court

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