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'They won't be able to do anything about this': McConnell revels in Barrett supreme court vote

29 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Senate leader alludes to Republicans' likely election defeat Democrats blast Pence for plan to preside despite Covid tests Trump aide admits ‘we're not going to control pandemic' “By tomorrow night,” Mitch McConnell told Senate Republicans on Sunday, after they voted to limit debate and advance the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, “we'll have a new member of the United States supreme court. Related: Party chair insists Republicans will hold Senate after Trump voices doubt
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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

29 days 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 Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation

29 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Senate Republicans have voted overwhelmingly to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett towards final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.
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