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President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett as Democrats threaten to slow down the process

CBS News Sunday, 27 September 2020 ()
Republicans are pushing for a swift confirmation for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. The fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacated seat has also become a fight over the Affordable Care Act, which the Supreme Court is set to review shortly after the election. Nikole Killion reports.
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News video: President Trump Nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett

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President Donald Trump has named Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court; Skyler Henry reports for CBS2.

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