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As Supreme Court Fight Heats Up, Biden Urges Republican Senators to ‘Follow Your Conscience’

NYTimes.com Sunday, 20 September 2020
The Democratic nominee, speaking in Philadelphia, said the Senate should wait until after the election to decide on the nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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News video: Millions Watching Debate Unfold On U.S. Supreme Court Vacancy

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Republican Senators face questions about past comments as they weigh what to do about the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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