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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski confirms she opposes a vote to confirm a Supreme Court nominee before the election

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Sunday solidified her previous position and said she would not vote on a Trump-nominated Supreme Court replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election.
Ginsburg died on Friday at the age of 87 following a battle with metastatic pancreatic cancer , the Supreme Court announced. Ginsburg was appointed by former President Bill Clinton in 1993 and spent 27 years on the nation's highest court.
"For weeks, I have stated that I would not support taking up a potential Supreme Court vacancy this close to the election...
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Murkowski Is Second GOP Senator to Oppose Vote on Supreme Court Nominee Before Election

Murkowski Is Second GOP Senator to Oppose Vote on Supreme Court Nominee Before Election

1 month ago   |   By Slate

The Alaska senator was less specific in her statement than Sen. Susan Collins, who said the winner of the presidential election should pick the nominee.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski opposes push to fill Supreme Court vacancy before presidential vote

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

“For weeks, I have stated that I would not support taking up a potential Supreme Court vacancy this close to the election,” Murkowski said in a Sunday statement. "Sadly, what was then a hypothetical is now our reality, but my position has not changed.
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Murkowski Joins Collins In Opposing Supreme Court Vote Before Election - Here's Who Matters Now

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The Alaska senator's announcement comes after Trump's antagonism, which could threaten to derail a precipitous Republican balancing act.
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Murkowski opposes Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee before election -reports

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski on Sunday said she opposes a vote on any U.S. Supreme Court nominee ahead of the November election, becoming the second Republican in the chamber to publicly oppose acting on President Donald Trump's choice, according to several U.S. media outlets.
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