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Democrats say Republicans will pay price at polls for confirming Barrett

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Senior congressional Democrats on Sunday warned that Senate Republicans will pay a price for rushing to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court before Election Day.
President Donald Trump formally announced Barrett's nomination to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday. Her confirmation hearing, which will last three to four days, will begin Oct. 12, setting the stage for a possible floor vote ahead of Election Day.
“The election is, what, 37 days from now?” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on CNN's “State of the Union.” “The next election, and the senators...
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Republicans Get Ready to Confirm Barrett to Supreme Court Before Election

Republicans Get Ready to Confirm Barrett to Supreme Court Before Election

1 month ago   |   By Slate

The Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings will begin Oct. 12, meaning that the final vote on Barrett could take place by the end of the month.
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