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Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee would toss a can of gasoline into heated election

USATODAY.com Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee would toss a can of gasoline into heated electionOur View: Rush to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett by Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell betrays voters casting their verdict.
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