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    Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as 115th Supreme Court justice

    Over the past several months, the people of this country have been riveted by both the presidential election and the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in the wake of the death of liberal icon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The nomination process was unusual in this case due to the determination of Senate Republicans to confirm a new justice before the election, contradicting the position they set in early 2016 following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Back then, the Senate, and notably Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), refused to hold a hearing for President Obama’s nominee for the court, Merrick Garland, citing the election that coming…

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    Biden wins 2020 race for U.S. presidency. What’s next?

    After much anticipation for the 2020 Presidential Election, the President-elect is officially Joe Biden and his Vice-President elect Kamala Harris. Shortly after the results were called on Nov. 7, New Yorkers took to the streets to celebrate along with the majority of the rest of the country. However, the question still remains: what happens now?  President Donald Trump refuses to accept the results, initiating numerous lawsuits to find incriminating evidence of voter fraud anywhere in the country. The New York Times reported that the president’s Attorney General William P. Barr has also authorized investigations into supposed voter fraud. The general services administrator has refused to give Biden’s team access to…