Amy Coney Barrett

Could COVID-19 delay the Supreme Court confirmation hearings?

BY: - October 5, 2020

One of the few obstacles that could prevent Amy Coney Barrett from being confirmed as a Supreme Court justice this year is the coronavirus. That potential threat was on display Friday, when news of President Donald Trump’s positive COVID-19 test was followed by a similar announcement from U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, a Utah Republican who […]

Ohio takes first steps toward big Medicaid overhaul

BY: - September 30, 2020

Ohio Medicaid, which provides health care to more than a quarter of the state's population is poised to take a big step in a major overhaul of the program.

Ohioans worry about impact of Supreme Court nomination on Affordable Care Act

BY: - September 29, 2020

When Jessica Hair’s water broke, she wasn’t worried about becoming bankrupt. The North Royalton resident was just worried about her baby boy, born a month early, and getting him the care he needed. Declan was born “gray and lifeless,” and was swept away by a neonatal intensive care unit with the thought that the baby […]

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court, and D.C. girds for a fight

BY: - September 27, 2020

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump at the White House on Saturday introduced federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court nominee, setting off a confirmation battle that could secure a conservative court for generations. “She is a woman of unparalleled achievement, towering intellect and sterling credentials and unyielding loyalty to the Constitution,” […]

Trump reportedly ready to tap Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court

BY: - September 26, 2020

President Donald Trump plans to nominate federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to several media reports. Barrett, 48, is a judge for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, Ill. She was appointed to the position by Trump […]

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick by Friday or Saturday

BY: - September 22, 2020

President Donald Trump said Monday that he would announce a replacement for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by either Friday or Saturday. During a morning interview on “Fox and Friends,” the president said the administration wanted to pay its respects to Ginsburg, who died Friday night from complications with cancer, before announcing a nominee later […]