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Amy Coney Barrett

AMY CONEY BARRETT

BIO: 42
Associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Former United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 2017 to 2020.
Amy Coney Barrett is an American lawyer, jurist, and former academic who serves as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She was nominated by President Donald Trump and has served since October 27, 2020. She previously was a United States circuit judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 2017 to 2020. Trump nominated Barrett to the Seventh Circuit and the US Senate confirmed her on October 31, 2017. Before and while serving on the federal bench, she has been a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, where she has taught civil procedure, constitutional law, and statutory interpretation. On September 26, 2020, Trump announced his i ...
John Roberts

JOHN ROBERTS

BIO: 41
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court
American lawyer from Indiana
John Glover Roberts Jr. is an American lawyer and jurist who serves as Chief Justice of the United States. Roberts has authored the majority opinion in several landmark cases, including Shelby County v. Holder, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, King v. Burwell, Department of Commerce v. New York, and Trump v. NAACP . He has been described as having a conservative judicial philosophy but has shown a willingness to work with the Supreme Court's liberal bloc, and since the retirement of Anthony Kennedy in 2018 has come to be regarded as a key swing vote on the Court. Roberts presided over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Roberts grew up in northwestern I ...
Lindsey Graham

LINDSEY GRAHAM

BIO: 40
Senior United States Senator from South Carolina
Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee
Lindsey Olin Graham is an American politician who serves as the senior United States Senator from South Carolina, a seat he has held since 2003. A member of the Republican Party, Graham has served as chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary since 2019. A native of Central, South Carolina, Graham received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1981. Most of his active duty within his span of military service happened from 1982 to 1988 when he served with the Judge Advocate General's Corps in the United States Air Force, as a defense attorney and then with the Air Force's chief prosecutor in Europe based in West Germany. Later his entire servi ...
Steny Hoyer

STENY HOYER

BIO: 39
US House Majority Leader
American politician and attorney From Maryland
Steny Hamilton Hoyer is an American politician and attorney serving as U.S. Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district since 1981 and as House Majority Leader since 2019. A Democrat, he was first elected in a special election on May 19, 1981, and is currently serving in his 20th term. The district includes a large swath of rural and suburban territory southeast of Washington, D.C. Hoyer is the dean of the Maryland Congressional delegation and the most senior Democrat in the House. Since 2003, Hoyer has been the second ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives behind Nancy Pelosi. He is a two-time House Majority Leader, having previously served in the post from 2007 to ...
Mitch McConnell

MITCH MCCONNELL

BIO: 38
US Senate majority leader
American politician serving as Kentucky
Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr. is an American politician serving as Kentucky's senior United States senator and as Senate majority leader. McConnell is the second Kentuckian to serve as a party leader in the Senate, the longest-serving U.S. senator for Kentucky in history, and the longest-serving leader of U.S. Senate Republicans in history. McConnell began his career as a judge-executive of Kentucky's Jefferson County in 1977. He was elected to the U.S. Senate as a moderate Republican in 1984 He was able to gain the position of minority leader in 2006. McConnell gained obtained notice for his opposition to President Barack Obama's legislative ambitions, helping to turn the tide against Dem ...
Anthony Fauci

ANTHONY FAUCI

BIO: 37
Leading American physician and immunologist.
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984.
Dr. Anthony Stephen Fauci born December 24, 1940) is an American physician and immunologist who has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984. Since January 2020, he has been one of the lead members of the Trump administration's White House Coronavirus Task Force addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Fauci is one of the world's leading experts on infectious diseases, and during the early stages of the pandemic, The New Yorker and The New York Times described Fauci as one of the most trusted medical figures in the United States. As a physician with the National Institutes of Health , Fauci has served American public healt ...
Ronald Reagan

RONALD REAGAN

BIO: 36
40th president of the United States
Hollywood actor and union leader
Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and became a highly influential voice of modern conservatism. Prior to his presidency, he was a Hollywood actor and union leader before serving as the 33rd governor of California from 1967 to 1975. Reagan was raised in a low-income family in small towns of northern Illinois. He graduated from Eureka College in 1932 and worked as a radio sports commentator. After moving to California in 1937, he found work as an actor and starred in a few major productions. As president of the Screen Actors Guild, Reagan worked to root out communist influence. In the 1950s, he moved into t ...
Natalie Portman

NATALIE PORTMAN

BIO: 35
Actress and Filmmaker - Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.
Academy Award for Best Actress in Black Swan (2010.
Natalie Portman is an actress and filmmaker with dual Israeli and American citizenship. Prolific in film since a teenager, she has starred in blockbusters and also played psychologically troubled women in independent films, for which she has received various accolades, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Portman began her acting career at age 12 by starring as the young protégée of a hitman in the action drama film Léon: The Professional . While in high school, she made her Broadway theatre debut in a 1998 production of The Diary of a Young Girl and gained international recognition for starring as Padmé Amidala in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace . From 1999 to ...
Jennifer Lawrence

JENNIFER LAWRENCE

BIO: 34
American actress. films grossed over $6 billion
World's highest-paid actress 2015, 2016.
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. The films she has acted in have grossed over $6 billion worldwide, and she was the world's highest-paid actress in 2015 and 2016. Lawrence appeared in Time's 100 most influential people in the world list in 2013 and in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2014 and 2016. During her childhood, Lawrence performed in church plays and school musicals. At age 14, she was spotted by a talent scout while vacationing in New York City with her family. Lawrence then moved to Los Angeles and began her acting career by playing guest roles in television shows. Her first major role came as a main cast member on the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show . Lawrence made ...
Emma Watson

EMMA WATSON

BIO: 33
English actress, model, and activist
Best known playing Hermione Granger in 'Harry Potter'.
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is an English actress, model, and activist. Born in Paris and raised in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts. As a child, she rose to prominence with her first professional acting role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, having acted only in school plays previously. Watson also starred in the 2007 television adaptation of the novel Ballet Shoes and lent her voice to The Tale of Despereaux . After the last Harry Potter film, she took on starring and supporting roles in My Week with Marilyn , The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Bling Ring , made an appearance ...
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