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Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett

Barrett confirmed as a supreme court justice in partisan vote
Barrett confirmed as a supreme court justice in partisan vote(Wbko)
Published: Oct. 26, 2020 at 7:35 PM CDT
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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG) -

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to the Supreme Court. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee, with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day.

Barrett will be the third Supreme Court justice nominated by Trump. At 48, she is likely to secure a conservative court majority for years to come.

With no real power to stop the vote, Democrats still argued the winner of the November 3 election should choose the nominee.

Barrett will fill the vacancy left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the liberal icon who died last month.

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