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Senate holds ethics hearing on Supreme Court

The Senate Judiciary Committee held an ethics hearing Tuesday about the Supreme Court following weeks of controversies involving the high court, including reports alleging that Justice Clarence Thomas did not disclose financial ties to a billionaire Republican donor. Some committee members said more ethical clarity at the court is needed, while others believe the hearing was targeted. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane joins John Dickerson on "Primetime" with more.


Senators sworn in as impeachment jury

Just hours after being sworn in as the jury in former President Trump's upcoming impeachment trial, Senator Patrick Leahy was hospitalized after he feeling unwell. Leahy is presiding over the trial, in place of Chief Justice John Roberts. Siobhan Hughes, a congressional correspondent with the Wall Street Journal, joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss what would happen if Leahy is unable to preside over the trial and what will happen between now and when the trial starts in two weeks.


SCOTUS hears arguments on the Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court heard arguments on the Affordable Care Act for a third time on Monday. Challenges to President Obama's landmark legislation previously failed in 2012 and 2015. Now it appears the law could stand again, despite a conservative majority on the Supreme Court. Kim Wehle, a professor of law at the University of Baltimore and author of "What You Need to Know About Voting and Why," discusses which justices may vote to keep the ACA largely intact.

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