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Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett nomination sooner than final affirmation vote

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to device Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final affirmation despite Democratic objections, factual over a week forward of the presidential election. The vote became as soon as 51-48.Barrett’s affirmation on Monday became as soon as hardly in doubt, with practically all of Republicans mostly united in red meat up within the help of President Donald Trump’s pick. Nonetheless Democrats had been poised to protect the Senate in session into the night time in makes an strive to stall, arguing that the Nov. 3 election winner could possibly aloof steal the nominee to non-public the emptiness left by the gradual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.Republicans are enraged by the probability to set up a third Trump justice on the cou...