Given the 50-50 split in the U.S. Senate, the centrist West Virginia Democrat will wield incredible influence — and likely face extraordinary pressure.
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The pro-life Susan B. Anthony List and its partner Women Speak Out PAC are “all-in” for the two Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, spending more than $4 million in the two races and aiming to reach 1 million voters before election day.
The outcome in January’s Peach State runoff elections will determine which party controls the Senate.
Senator Mitch McConnell’s remarks came after multiple reports on Tuesday focused on Barrett’s membership in the ecumenical Christian group People of Praise, and suggested that her membership of the group meant she believed that women should be submissive to men.
Measure was adopted unanimously, rebuking anti-Catholic lines of questioning to candidates over Knights of Columbus membership.
Almost all U.S. senators are expected to vote along party lines, but Trump’s Supreme Court pick poses a serious challenge for a few — including Indiana’s Joe Donnelly, a Catholic Democrat.
The GOP’s reduced majority makes passage of pro-life measures more difficult, but confirmations of the president’s judicial nominees are expected to proceed.
The reluctance of Senate Democrats to pass fast-track authority for a new trans-Pacific trade deal focuses attention on Catholic attitudes towards free trade.
Separate funding streams will be set up for human trafficking victims, breaking a six-week deadlock that stalled the bill’s passage.