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Senate Judiciary to consider Barrett ahead of vote next week

4 days ago   |   By KMBC

The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to take the first steps toward approving Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett following two long days of Senate testimony in which she stressed that she would be her own judge.
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Senate Judiciary to begin consideration of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court

Senate Judiciary to begin consideration of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court

4 days ago   |   By NBC News

The GOP-led committee is scheduled to vote on Barrett's nomination next Thursday, teeing up an expected Senate floor vote before Election Day.
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Day 4 of SCOTUS hearings: Vote scheduled on Amy Coney Barrett as final day of hearings begin

Day 4 of SCOTUS hearings: Vote scheduled on Amy Coney Barrett as final day of hearings begin

4 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to take the first steps toward approving Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett Thursday as the last day of confirmation hearings begin.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham scheduled a procedural vote for Thursday at 9 a.m. Barrett's nomination is expected to be brought up for a vote at that meeting and then delayed for a week, per committee rules.
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Senators to hear from legal experts on last day of Barrett Supreme Court confirmation hearing

4 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday will wrap up four days of hearings on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett by questioning experts, including two from the American Bar Association, which calls her "well qualified" for the job.
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Presidential candidates to be muted during opponent's initial responses at...

Presidential candidates to be muted during opponent's initial responses at second debate

The microphones will be turned off so President Donald Trump and Joe Biden can answer initial questions, but they will be turned back on for open discussion after that. Read more ...

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6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

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Supreme Court to hear case over border wall funding

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Commission will mute mics during final debate between Trump and Biden

Commission will mute mics during final debate between Trump and Biden

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Jeffrey Toobin was masturbating in front of New Yorker bigs, report says

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Canada-US border closure extended to Nov. 21

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Twitter blocks tweet from Trump adviser downplaying masks

Twitter blocks tweet from Trump adviser downplaying masks

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Supreme Court allows 3-day extension to count Pennsylvania ballots

Supreme Court allows 3-day extension to count Pennsylvania ballots

The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count ballots received up to three days after the election, rejecting a Republican plea Read more ...