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Amy Coney Barrett: quick confirmation under threat as three senators infected – The Guardian

Democrats urge delay in process amid coronavirus turmoil while Mitch McConnell seeks consent to postpone action on Senate floor for two weeks

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Senate Republicans are facing a shrinking window of time before the November 3 election to confirm Donald Trumps supreme court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, following the news that at least three Republican senators have tested positive for the coronavirus and more are quarantining after likely exposure.
Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader and Republican from Kentucky, on Saturday morning said he would seek consent from Democrats to cancel any action on the main floor of the Senate for the…

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