Mary C. Curtis: Key Takeaways From Confirmation Hearings

CHARLOTTE, NC — Wednesday marks day three of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee judge Amy Coney Barrett. WCCB political contributor Mary C. Curtis discusses the key takeaways so far.

Joe Biden, Clarence Thomas and Amy Coney Barrett with Angela Wright

It is not everyday that one person has a relationship to so many of the day’s main news stories, but Angela Wright has touched history as the woman not called to support Anita Hill when she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee during Clarence Thomas’ confirmation hearings almost 30 years ago. Wright talks to Mary C. Curtis about former Vice President Joe Biden, #MeToo and the inner workings of a contentious Supreme Court battle.

POLITICAL WRAP: Previewing First Presidential Debate; Supreme Court Battle

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two days to go before the much anticipated first debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.

President Trump is now “strongly demanding” Biden take a drug test before or after the debate, calling his previous performances “uneven.”

Our political contributor Mary C. Curtis has a debate preview and the latest on the battle to fill the open seat on the Supreme Court.

The Heat: Pres. Trump Threatens to Challenge U.S. Election Results

With 38 days to go, the latest polls continue to show Donald Trump trailing his opponent Joe Biden in many key states. For weeks the U.S. president has repeated baseless claims that the election results would be a “big scam” because of the expected increased use of mail-in voting. Something, he says, is open to fraud.

Then earlier this week a new tactic – a threat not to honor the results.

For more, CGTN’s Nathan King reports from the  White House.

To Discuss:

  • Eric Bolling is a political commentator and the host of “America This Week” on Sinclair broadcasting.
  • Chris Prudhome is a Republican strategist and the president of Sunvision Strategies
  • Mary C. Curtis is in North Carolina. She’s a columnist for “Roll Call’ and host of the “Equal Time” podcast.
  • Christopher Hahn is political commentator and the host of “The Aggressive Progressive” podcast.

Breonna Taylor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the future of our country with Fatima Goss Graves

In this inaugural episode of CQ Roll Call’s Equal Time, Mary C. Curtis reflects on this moment in time, examining the complexity and history of issues dividing the country in 2020. Today’s episode features Fatima Goss Graves, CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, discussing Breonna Taylor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and what is at stake for the courts, our country and women — especially those of color.