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US Senate moves closer to confirming Trump's Supreme Court pick

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Amy Coney Barrett is expected to be confirmed on Monday, after the Senate voted to limit debate on the matter.
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Senate Republicans Advance Barrett's Supreme Court Nomination

Senate Republicans Advance Barrett's Supreme Court Nomination

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The 51-48 cloture vote sets the stage for a final confirmation vote Monday evening - just over a week before the general election. (Image credit: Sarah Silbiger/Pool/Getty Images)
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Barrett's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation edges closer after Sunday vote

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Sunday moved closer toward a final confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on Monday, just over a week before Election Day.
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Senate Republicans advance Amy Coney Barrett confirmation vote

Senate Republicans advance Amy Coney Barrett confirmation vote

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Senate Republicans cleared the remaining procedural hurdle on Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to a likely final confirmation vote on Monday over the objections of the Democrats. The vote was 51-48 to end the filibuster. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins voted with the Democrats on Sunday. But Murkowski...
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US Senate votes 51-48 to advance the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court before final vote on Monday

US Senate votes 51-48 to advance the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court before final vote on Monday

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement In a rare weekend session, the US Senate on Sunday advanced the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, setting up a final confirmation vote Monday evening.
Senate Republicans were able to defeat a Democratic filibuster by a 51-48 vote, with the only GOP defections to advance the nomination coming from Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. While Collins has stated that she will oppose Barrett's final confirmation, Murkowski, who is opposed to advancing a nominee so close to the election, will support Barrett in the final vote on...
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Senate votes to advance Amy Coney Barrett; confirmation expected Monday

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The Republican-led Senate has voted to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections.
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Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett nomination ahead of final confirmation vote

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The final vote is expected Monday evening.
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Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Monday

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election. The vote was 51-48.
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Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Senators were poised on Sunday to remove a key hurdle to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation as Republicans push for a final vote Monday, just over a week before the presidential election.
Barrett's nomination is hardly in doubt in the Republican-controlled chamber, but the conservative judge picked up the crucial backing Saturday from Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, one of the last GOP holdouts against filling the seat in the midst of a White House election and with more than 50 million people already having voted.
Democrats have resorted to time-consuming...
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