The Fix



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Fauci has clashed repeatedly with his chief Senate critic. But Wednesday, he wasn't so diplomatic about it.

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A new survey shows significant interest in voting among young voters -- mostly due to the economy.

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Trump's claim was that Joe Biden did something wrong by pushing for the removal of Ukraine's prosecutor. The new Seante report spends precious little time on that.


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Chatter about these changes was happening among Democrats well before Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

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Why “naked ballots” could be a major X factor in the Trump-Biden race.

The first presidential debate between President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden is scheduled to take place Sept. 29.

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Senate Republicans can only afford so many defectors to confirm Trump's nominee

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Carlson says he doesn't believe Ginsburg actually made her dying wish "for a second." Trump suggested it had been written by Democrats. But it's eminently believable that she said this.

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Advice and consent? Nah, whoever it is will do just fine.

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Creating more than nine seats on the Supreme Court sounds radical. But it’s been seriously considered and even done before.

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Who could vote against the nominee? And what are their political motivations?

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With Supreme Court nominees, Trump continues to employ his style of identity politics.

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After declining to take up Merrick Garland's nomination in 2016, Republicans are trying to justify doing the opposite in 2020. Let's parse their defenses.

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The president's unfailing optimism, over time.

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Concern about who will fill Ginsburg's spot is likely to become a central focus of the 2020 election as questions about the diversity of the court gain more urgency.

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Democrats and Republicans view race relations much differently — and President Trump notices.

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Senate Republicans and Democrats both see potential benefits.

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Mitch McConnell and President Trump both signaled their support for swiftly nominating a successor. Here's where GOP senators stand.

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A look at Supreme Court nominee possibilities, starting with parlor game favorite Amy Coney Barrett.

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In 2016, Mitch McConnell wouldn't fill a Supreme Court opening. He confirmed he will this time with Trump as president.

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