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Senate Republicans expected to complete SCOTUS confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett on Monday

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Senate Republicans expected to complete SCOTUS confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett on Monday

Senate Republicans expected to complete SCOTUS confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett on Monday

With just eight days until election day and despite attempts at parliamentary roadblocks by Democrats, Senate Republicans are expected to easily confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday.


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