September 19, 2021

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News Wrap: Senate Judiciary Committee approves Barrett nomination

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In our news wrap Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court — and sent it on to the full Senate. All 12 Republicans voted in favor, while all 10 Democrats boycotted the vote. Also, Republicans in North Carolina have asked the Supreme Court to disallow an extended deadline for accepting absentee ballots.

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