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How the Supreme Court vacancy impacts 2020 Senate races

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The fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg's now-vacant Supreme Court seat is highlighting the importance the Senate plays in controlling power in Washington. Washington Post reporter Amber Phillips spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano about how the open seat is impacting Republican chances to hold onto the Senate.
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Published on September 22, 2020 -  00:43
How Is A Supreme Court Justice Nominated?
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death leaves the Supreme Court with a vacancy just weeks before the presidential election. How are Supreme Court Justices nominated and confirmed? First, Pres. Donald Trump has to make a pick. On Monday, he said Monday that he plans to announce his selection as soon as Friday. Whoever is chosen will have to go through a Senate process, including public hearings. Then there's a committee vote. And then there's a Senate floor vote.

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United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress
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Supreme Court of the United States

Highest court in the United States
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

American lawyer and jurist
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Washington, D.C.

Capital of the United States of America
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New body camera footage shows Washington D.C. police chasing a 20-year-old black man riding an electric scooter when he is hit by a vehicle. The driver, Karon..
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Voters in 32 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will weigh in on more than 100 ballot initiatives this election.
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Elaine Quijano

American journalist
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More than 75 million Americans have already cast their ballots in the 2020 election, with six days to go. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Politico..
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Major political party in the United States
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