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One of last GOP holdouts, Alaska Sen. Murkowski says she backs Barrett for Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By KOAT

Barrett likely already had enough backing to be confirmed, but Murkowski's support gives her an extra boost.
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Murkowski: I've Decided About My Barrett Vote

Murkowski: I've Decided About My Barrett Vote

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett won crucial backing Saturday when one of the last Republican holdouts announced her support for President Trump's pick ahead of a confirmation vote expected Monday, the AP reports. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said during Saturday's session that while she opposed her party's decision to...
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Sen. Murkowski says she will vote to confirm Barrett to the Supreme Court

Sen. Murkowski says she will vote to confirm Barrett to the Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

The Alaska Republican, who had said the Senate should not vote on a new justice so close to the election, said she wouldn't hold her opposition to the process against Barrett.
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Lisa Murkowski says she will vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The Republican senator has previously criticized Barrett's Supreme Court nomination due to the proximity to the 2020 presidential election, but announced her support during a speech on the Senate floor on Saturday.
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Lisa Murkowski will vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Lisa Murkowski will vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska on Saturday said that will vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, throwing aside her firm opposition to pushing through a nominee before the general election.
"I have no doubt about her intellect," she said from the Senate floor. "I have no doubt about Judge Barrett's judicial temperament. I have no doubt about her capability to do the job... I have concluded that she is the sort of person we want on the Supreme Court."
Lisa Murkowski, who says she is concerned about confirming a nominee this close to an election...
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Murkowski reverses course, will vote to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The Republican senator from Alaska had initially opposed confirming a new justice to the Supreme Court so close to a presidential election.
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Murkowski to back Barrett for Supreme Court, despite opposing GOP process

Murkowski to back Barrett for Supreme Court, despite opposing GOP process

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Sen. Lisa Murkowski will vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, despite her opposition to moving forward in an election year.
The Alaska Republican said Saturday she will split her votes on Barrett. She will vote against a procedural hurdle on Sunday to advance her nomination over a filibuster, due to her longstanding objection to confirming a justice so close to the Nov. 3 presidential election.
But based on the merits of Barrett's credentials for the job, she's a ‘yes.'
"I've concluded she's the sort of person we want on the Supreme Court," Murkowski said of Barrett...
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Trump maintains election fraud, pledges travel to Georgia in first presser...

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