Never before in US history has a Supreme Court justice been appointed and confirmed so close to election day.
- by Matthew Knott
Senators argued that Pence's presence would not only violate guidelines from the CDC but that it would "be a violation of common decency and courtesy".
- by John Wagner
Republicans are excited by the chance to install a third Trump justice on the court, locking in a conservative majority for years to come.
- by Lisa Mascaro
Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans have powered past a Democratic boycott to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate.
- by Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick
In this episode, climate and environment editor Nick O'Malley is joined by US correspondent Matthew Knott to discuss the dying days of the 2020 US election.
- by Nick O'Malley
Trump's promotion of conspiracy theories stunned moderator Savanna Guthrie, who said "You're not like someone's crazy uncle who can just retweet whatever."
- by Matthew Knott and Farrah Tomazin
Senator Cory Booker, made an impassioned appeal to Republicans to halt Barrett's nomination process, appealing to them to commit "an act of heroism".
- by Seung Min Kim and Donna Cassata
Republicans are thrilled by the prospect of a judge they regard as a "female legal superstar" sitting on the nation's most powerful court for decades to come.
- by Matthew Knott
Donald Trump's pick, Amy Coney Barrett, did however say she gave no commitments to the White House on how she would rule.
- by Lawrence Hurley, Patricia Zengerle and Andrew Chung
Critics have said that US President Donald Trump has sought to engineer an undercount in Democratic-leaning areas with high immigrant and Latino populations.
- by Jan Wolfe
The new committee, dubbed Not Our Faith, plans to roll out six-figure TV and digital ads focused on Christian voters, particularly those who helped Trump win in 2016.
- by Elana Schor