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USATODAY.com Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Judge Amy Coney Barrett continued meeting senators on Capitol Hill Wednesday, as part of a day of brief visits with pivotal Republican senators in preparation for her fast-track confirmation before the Nov. 3 election. (Sept. 30)
 
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