Amy Coney Barrett

Littwin: If you’re watching the Supreme Court hearings, you know the real drama would come after Barrett is confirmed

Pay no attention to what you hear anyway. Republicans are jamming through Barrett’s confirmation because they expect her to be a reliable conservative vote for decades. Democrats oppose her for the same reason.

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Gardner says Roe v. Wade is “settled law” in final U.S. Senate debate, as Hickenlooper talks court packing

The Republican incumbent declared Roe v. Wade “settled law” as his Democratic rival expressed concern about packing the Supreme Court

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Republicans’ U.S. Supreme Court push may box in Cory Gardner

Cory Gardner's reelection hinges on convincing the state's crucial slice of independent voters he's a nonpartisan problem-solver who will look out for the state

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The next four weeks will determine if Cory Gardner keeps his job. Here’s how he plans to shift the tide.

Every poll since October 2019 has shown the Republican incumbent trailing. One survey had him within 5 percentage points of John Hickenlooper, but most surveys show the senator facing a much larger deficit.

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Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for U.S. Supreme Court; Cory Gardner voted to put her on federal bench in 2017

Gardner voted to approve Barrett's nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in 2017, suggesting he already approved of her credentials to be a top federal jurist. Colorado's Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, voted against her confirmation for that job.