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Poll: Democrats have slight edge heading into Barrett confirmation battle

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A narrow plurality of swing voters said in a new poll that the Senate should confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court only if President Donald Trump wins reelection - an indication that Democrats have a slight advantage in public opinion heading into brutal hearings next month.
A POLITICO/Morning Consult survey conducted Saturday, after news that Trump had settled on Barrett as his choice, found that voters were evenly split on both the nomination and the proper timing for a Senate vote. On the narrow question of whether Barrett should be confirmed, 37 percent said they favor...
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The 4 Democratic Overreaches That Got Us Here

The 4 Democratic Overreaches That Got Us Here

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If Amy Coney Barrett joins the Supreme Court later this year, conservatives will rightly be thrilled, but maybe Democrats and the Left will question their scorched-earth tactics of the past few years.
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Top Democrat: We Can 'Slow' Barrett's Confirmation Process But 'Can't Stop' It

Top Democrat: We Can 'Slow' Barrett's Confirmation Process But 'Can't Stop' It

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Sen. Dick Durbin, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said there's no silver bullet for blocking Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett would have final say on recusal calls

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WASHINGTON - Democrats are urging U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself from any election-related cases because of President Donald Trump's comments that he expects the justices to potentially decide the outcome, but there is no way to force her to do so.
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'We Can't Stop The Outcome,' No. 2 Senate Democrat Says Of Barrett Confirmation

'We Can't Stop The Outcome,' No. 2 Senate Democrat Says Of Barrett Confirmation

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President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court dominated the Sunday political shows, with Democrats accusing Republican senators of hypocrisy.
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Democrats lament Amy Coney Barrett pick but say 'we can't stop the outcome'

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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Democrats "can slow it down perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at the most, but we can't stop the outcome."
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