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How Mitch McConnell Delivered Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s Rapid Confirmation

NYTimes.com Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Ignoring cries of blatant hypocrisy, the Senate leader pushed through pre-election approval, capping off his reshaping of the judiciary.
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While Mitch McConnell was in Washington confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, his opponents in the race for US Senate took part in a televised debate.

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