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Calm before storm? How Senate could change after Barrett confirmation.

Posted on AllSides October 15th, 2020
From The Center
US Senate, Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings, Amy Coney Barrett

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination hearings have been respectful. But they could represent a new, more intense phase of the Senate’s partisan struggle over seating judges, politeness notwithstanding.

The last time a Supreme Court nominee came before the Senate Judiciary Committee, it was open warfare in the hearing room, as nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced last-minute allegations of sexual assault.

“Boy, y’all want power. God, I hope you never get it,” Sen. Lindsey Graham raged at Democrats over their treatment of the nominee two years ago.

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https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2020/1014/Calm-before-storm-How-Senate-could-change-after-Barrett-confirmation

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