Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Update, News Media’s Handling Of New York Post Hunter Biden Story

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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is sworn in during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Alex Edelman/Pool via AP

A political scientist breaks down what we saw today as Judge Amy Coney Barrett moves through a Senate confirmation process to join the Supreme Court. And we discuss how news outlets dealt with a controversial story concerning presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son.

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  • The Latest On Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation

    Judge Amy Coney Barrett appears to be on track to be confirmed as the next Supreme Court Justice by the Senate — we talk about the latest step in her progress with a political scientist.

  • A Look At The Media Coverage Of The Hunter Biden Story

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to subpoena the heads of Twitter and Facebook. The move comes after the social media companies suppressed links to a New York Post article on Hunter Biden. We look at how the media has been treating the ongoing story.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Charley Jacobs Guest
  • Jordan Foley Guest

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