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To understand the role Trump’s pick will play, you have to understand how right-wing women wield power

Amy Coney Barrett
Amy Coney Barrett
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And that’s exactly why President Trump would nominate her

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There are no two sides here. This is unprecedented and corrupt.

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The GOP’s hypocritical effort to replace her isn’t cause for despair. It’s grounds for a fight.

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrive for services for former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist in 2005. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images.


Who will protect Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lifework while Donald Trump is still president?

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All our worst fears are coming true

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RBG’s death is about more than her slipping away. It feels like American women are losing our grip as well.

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The late Justice was one of the most important figures in women’s history. Without her, our future is uncertain.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she presents the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inaugural Woman of Leadership Award
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she presents the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inaugural Woman of Leadership Award
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