Carrie Severino, Ilya Shapiro & Julie Donaldson on The Larry O’Connor Show 10.12.2020

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Amy Coney Barrett stresses role of Supreme Court, says it’s ‘not designed to solve every problem’ (Fox News)

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, in her opening statement on Monday to the Senate Judiciary Committee, emphasized the role of the judicial branch and said it is not the court’s duty to “solve every problem or right every wrong” in American life.

“Courts have a vital responsibility to enforce the rule of law, which is critical to a free society,” Barrett said Monday, the first of a four-day hearing on her nomination to the Supreme Court. “But courts are not designed to solve every problem or right every wrong in our public life.” [Read More]

Joe Biden Forgets What Office He’s Running For, Declares Senate Candidacy (The Federalist)

2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appears to have forgotten what job he was nominated for this fall.

“We have to come together, that’s what I’m running,” the 77-year-old began during a Toledo drive-in rally Monday. “I’m running as a proud Democrat for the Senate.” [Read More]

Public School Superintendent Who Warned Pod-Based Learning ‘Causes Inequities’ Is Sending His Own Kid to Private School (Reason)

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) Superintendent Gregory Hutchings has always been proud to call himself a parent of two children who attend public school. Until recently, his website and Twitter biography both made reference to his children’s enrollment in ACPS.

But now, Hutchings has pulled one of his kids from ACPS—which remains all-virtual, to the frustration of many parents—and instead enrolled the child in a private Catholic high school currently following a hybrid model: some distance learning, and some in-person education. [Read More]

Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith sees first NFL action since 2018 after Kyle Allen injured (ESPN)

It wasn’t the fairy-tale return he had hoped for. But if nothing else, Washington quarterback Alex Smith proved one thing Sunday in his first game back in two years after his gruesome leg injury: He can take a hit. Unfortunately for Smith, he proved that over and over.

With two minutes left in the second quarter, Smith entered Washington’s 30-10 loss to the Los Angeles Rams when starter Kyle Allen was hurt. He had a promising second series, leading Washington on a field goal drive. But from there it got worse — for him and Washington. [Read More]




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