Ed O'Keefe

Ed O'Keefe


@postpolitics reporter covering #Campaign2016. Upstate NY native. #Latino. @AmericanU. @NAHJ. @giants. ed.okeefe@washpost.com. Personal: @ed_okeefe

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg set to be the first woman to lie in state in the @uscapitol ⁩ — specifically in National Statuary Hall. Rosa Parks was the first, and so far only, woman to lie in honor.

“You will certainly be hearing this week” about a Supreme Court nominee, @PressSec  tells @GayleKing  on @CBSThisMorning . Gayle asks if before Wednesday and @PressSec  says probably, but said she’ll leave it to the president.

@Joe Biden Biden reiterates that he would be making history with his first nominee as he's vowed to pick a Black woman first for any vacancy. "It would be part of a process that restores our finest traditions. "

INBOX: @SenAlexander  says: Move ahead with the SCOTUS nomination: “Senator McConnell is only doing what Democrat leaders have said they would do if the shoe were on the other foot.”

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TRUMP ON JUDGES to @realBobWoodward ⁩: “The only one that has a better percentage is George Washington, because he appointed 100 percent. But my percentage is, you know, like, ridiculous.”

TODAY: @JoeBiden  heads to Manitowoc, Wisconsin to speak at approximately 3:15 p.m. ET. Meanwhile, his campaign says they’re expanding their TV ad buys into “key battleground expansion states” Georgia and Iowa. They’re now on the air in 12 states.

STATES & DATES: How do I vote in my state in the 2020 election? Find out here:

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JUST IN: President Trump unloads on the nation's governors on a call, calls on them to step up enforcement: "You have to dominate, if you don’t dominate you’re wasting your time. They’re going to run over you, you’re going to look like a bunch of jerks. You have to dominate."

NEW: During a 1pm conference call of @SenateDems , aides say @SenSchumer  told his colleagues: “Let me be clear: if Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans move forward with this, then nothing is off the table for next year. Nothing is off the table.”

One person listening in on the call describes the president's words and tone as "unhinged."

The worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history took place today just days after the largest attempted assassination of political leaders in U.S. history.

MORE NEWS: @SenMikeLee  and @RandPaul  emerge from all-senators briefing to say they now support a Democratic plan for a new War Powers Resolution. Lee called the briefing “insulting” and worst he’s had from military officials in his 9 years here.

JUST IN: @CBSNews  has learned that @JoeBiden  and @DrBiden  will be meeting with Jacob Blake Sr. and other members of the Blake family on Thursday in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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