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Blumenthal: Barrett hearing shows Republicans breaking their word

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Blumenthal: Barrett hearing shows Republicans breaking their word

Blumenthal: Barrett hearing shows Republicans breaking their word

Connecticut Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal called the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court "an exercise in raw political power."


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