LIVE: Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing Resumes in Washington, D.C.

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    (Oct. 12) Watch live confirmation hearings begin in the Senate Judiciary Committee for Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Though Republicans appear to have the votes and the unity to confirm Barrett to the Supreme Court — with the potential to move U.S. law in a conservative direction for decades — her Senate confirmation hearings still provide opportunities for Democrats to influence public sentiment. What out for these topics: Abortion (a landmine for both parties) Challenges to the 2020 election results Obamacare arguments one week after the election The importance of Supreme Court precedents Reining in federal agencies especially on the environment Views on gun rights — broader than Scalia’s? Failure to wear a mask at the White House “super-spreader” event The hearing begins Monday with opening statements by senators. Barrett addresses the committee and starts answering questions on Tuesday. Legal experts and people who know Barrett will also testify as the hearing continues Wednesday and, if needed, Thursday. The committee convenes at 9 a.m. each day.

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