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Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, meets with Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

Associated Press

October 26, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come. Trump's choice t...

Trump taps Chicago-based Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after President Donald Trump announced her as his nominee to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor

September 28, 2020

President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.  Barrett, 48, graduated with honors from Rhodes College, a Presbyterian-affiliated school in Tennessee. She continued on to Notre Dame Law School in Indi...

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