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READ: Supreme Court order and Kavanaugh concurrence rejecting attempt to extend Wisconsin ballot deadline

READ: Supreme Court order and Kavanaugh concurrence rejecting attempt to extend Wisconsin ballot deadline

(CNN) — A divided Supreme Court said Monday that mail-in ballots in Wisconsin could be counted only if they are received by Election Day. Read the order, concurring opinions from Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, and dissent from Justice Elena Kagan here: cnn.com/2020/10/26/politics/read-supreme-court-wisconsin-ballot-deadline-roberts-kagan/index.htmlMORE

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip, one week from Election Day

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip, one week from Election Day

The Senate majority is firmly within Democrats’ reach with just a week to go until Election Day. That wasn’t necessarily expected a year ago, but Democrats’ improving fortunes have a lot do with President Donald Trump. Republicans breathed a sigh of relief after the second presidential debate last week, where they think the President at…MORE

Amy Coney Barrett joins the Supreme Court in unprecedented times

She is only 48 and could easily serve more than three decades on the Supreme Court. But no matter how long Justice Amy Coney Barrett sits on the bench, the conditions under which she started are not likely to fade soon from the nation’s memory. Barrett begins her Supreme Court tenure one week before Election…MORE

Treasury Department refunds nearly $4 million to FDNY 9/11 first responders health program

Treasury Department refunds nearly $4 million to FDNY 9/11 first responders health program

The US Department of Treasury has refunded nearly $4 million previously withheld from the health care program assisting September 11 first responders who suffer lasting effects from the attack and ensuing cleanup efforts, the president of the Uniformed Firefighters Association announced Monday. “This nation owes a profound debt of gratitude to the 9/11 first responders,”…MORE

Fact-checking Biden on ’60 Minutes’

Fact-checking Biden on ’60 Minutes’

Interviews with the 2020 presidential candidates on “60 Minutes” made headlines after President Donald Trump pre-emptively released his full 38-minute interview on Facebook Thursday. A shorter, edited version of Trump’s interview with Lesley Stahl aired on CBS Sunday evening alongside interviews with Vice President Mike Pence, former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate,…MORE