• Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez held a joint press conference on Sunday to discuss options for blocking Republicans from filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
  • Ocasio-Cortez, in response to a reporter’s question, said Congress should not rule out impeachment of either US Attorney General Bill Barr or President Donald Trump, which would delay any Senate confirmation vote.
  • “It’s extraordinarily important that we understand the stakes of this vacancy,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “Our reproductive rights are on the line. Our labor rights are on the line. Our rights to healthcare are on the line.”
  • Schumer did not rule out expanding the Supreme Court if Democrats win a Senate majority this fall. “Everything is on the table,” he said.
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Congress should not rule out impeaching US Attorney General Bill Barr — or President Trump,

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Regarding “Pelosi reportedly violated S.F. shutdown guidelines” (Sept. 2): I cannot figure out which is worse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi getting her hair done while her constituents aren’t allowed such luxury, or that her staff member Drew Hammill tells us, she “complied with the rules” when it is clear that her mask was down over her neck, not over her mouth and nose, and that salons are still closed to the public, but obviously not to those who are supposed to serve the public. Either way, it’s blatant Democratic hypocrisy front and center.

Barbara Winters, Fremont

Salon visit tarnishes party

I find it appalling that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would jeopardize her integrity as a proponent of science and fair play for a salon shampoo and blow dry.

Entering a salon and not wearing a mask is asking for special privilege because one is speaker of the House. COVID-19 doesn’t

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