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Democrats Try to Shut Down Senate, Seeking to Stain Barrett Confirmation

NYTimes.com Friday, 23 October 2020
Lacking the ability to block President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Democrats are using the final days of the debate to stoke outrage among voters about the rush to confirm her.
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