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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

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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 poised to confirm Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination on Monday

Senate poised to confirm Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination on Monday

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'By tomorrow night, we'll have a new member of the United States Supreme Court,' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday.
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Barrett's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation edges closer after Sunday vote

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WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Sunday moved closer toward a final confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on Monday, just over a week before Election Day.
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Senate votes to advance Barrett toward final confirmation for Supreme Court

Senate votes to advance Barrett toward final confirmation for Supreme Court

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Barrett's ascent opens up a potential new era of rulings on abortion, gay marriage and the Affordable Care Act.
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Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett nomination ahead of final confirmation vote

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The final vote is expected Monday evening.
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