GOP Sen. Murkowski still thinks Supreme Court seat should wait, but will vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett

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Murkowski's decision means Sen. Susan Collins will likely be the only Senate Republican to vote against Barrett's nomination on Monday.

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Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as US Supreme Court justice
Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as the newest member of the US Supreme Courtby a deeply divided Senate on Monday, as Republicans overpowered Democrats toinstall President Donald Trump’s nominee only days before the election. MsBarrett’s confirmation will likely secure a conservative court majority formany years to come. Mr Trump’s choice to fill the vacancy of the late liberalicon Ruth Bader Ginsburg potentially opens a new era of rulings on issuesincluding abortion, the Affordable Care Act and even the president’s own re-election bid.

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Susan Collins

United States Republican Senator from Maine
The $180 million Senate contest, a political scientist said, “was like being a local in Woodstock in 1969: When it first started, it was exciting and fun, but..
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Republican Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
Republicans up and down the ballot tried to link Democrats to lawlessness, but lawmakers in both parties are keeping criminal justice reform on the table.
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Democrats and Republicans in Congress have been at a stalemate for months over a new stimulus package.
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Michigan has certified its election results, officially declaring President-elect Joe Biden as the winner of the state. One Republican canvasser joined two..
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Supreme Court of the United States

Highest court in the United States
House Democrats asked the Supreme Court this week to delay arguments in its dispute with the Justice Department.
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Many cases tied to Trump's policies or personal entanglements are likely to become moot or, at least, undeserving of the Supreme Court's attention.
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United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress
Several of the president-elect's nominees will make history if confirmed by the Senate.
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Georgia's Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger says the state will begin a recount on Wednesday as requested by the Trump campaign. The state certified its..
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GSA Administrator Emily Murphy refuses to officially recognize Joe Biden as president-elect.
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