The Fix



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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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What Lindsey Graham, Chuck Grassley and others said when a 2020 Supreme Court vacancy was just hypothetical.

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The Trump administration apparently is over whatever hang-ups it had about Puerto Rico's corruption.

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Given the growing onslaught of Trump's internal critics, it can be difficult to keep them all straight.

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In less than two years as attorney general, William P. Barr has made false or misleading statements about mail-in voting, federal investigations and Justice Department personnel decisions.

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The big takeaway is that Trump struggles with tough questions.

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Olivia Troye isn't the first White House aide or ally to speak out against Trump. But she's one of the most important. And what she describes is bleak.

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The Trump administration has given differing and at times contradictory accounts of why protesters were cleared outside Lafayette Square on June 1.

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Now that Trump is again dubious of the necessity of masks, those around him must account for his stance. It's hard to do so in good faith.

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In a speech to a conservative audience Wednesday night, Barr likened our current situation to C.S. Lewis's quote pitting "robber barons" against "omnipotent moral busybodies."

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The political blame-game tables are turning.

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The president said CDC head Robert Redfield misspoke when he offered up a lengthy timeline, but Trump didn’t have much in the way of facts to explain why.

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The president's unfailing optimism, over time.

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The news that two top Health and Human Services aides would step aside — one temporarily and another permanently — is the latest accountability measure for political officials overstepping.

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Even as Democrats’ map has expanded, Republicans see races tightening in their favor.

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