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Two Republican senators say they oppose Supreme Court vote before election

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Washington is gearing up for a political battle over filling the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says whoever President Trump nominates would get a Senate vote. But so far, two Republican Senators say they do not support filling the seat before...
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Will a Supreme Court vote happen pre-election? Two GOP senators say no
epublican Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine oppose a confirmation vote before the Nov. 3 election.

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