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Senate one step away from Barrett confirmation
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Pelosi 'optimistic' on virus aid deal before election
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Pelosi 'hopeful' on virus relief bill before election
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'Long, contentious week' of Barrett hearing begins
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White House pushes for limited stimulus bill
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Dems ready to grill Trump's Supreme Court pick
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McConnell avoids WH citing COVID-19 concerns
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McConnell avoids WH, citing COVID-19 concerns
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WH defends Trump's white supremacy response
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Republicans blast debate as 'a brawl', 'embarrassment'
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McConnell Blasts Dems' 'Outlandish' Stimulus Plan: 'Get Serious'
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Judge Barrett meets with Senate Leader McConnell
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GOP leaders split with Trump on peaceful transfer of power
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McConnell defends decision to fill Ginsburg's seat
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Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish
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Senate leaders spar over Trump's intent to nominate
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Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote
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Bill Clinton: 'Superficially Hypocritical' Supreme Court Push
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Protestors express 'dissent' outside McConnell home
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