Dueling

The Dueling Strategies for Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation

The confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett kicked off on Monday, solidifying the two political parties’ contrasting strategies: health care for tens of millions of Americans vs. the country’s religious rights.



a man and a woman standing in a dark room: Judge Amy Coney Barrett exits after she appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee during her confirmation hearings to become an Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 12.


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Judge Amy Coney Barrett exits after she appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee during her confirmation hearings to become an Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 12.

With just 22 days until the Nov. 3 contest, the tactics were a representation of the parties’ platforms and how they view their winning election strategies. Barrett is expected to be confirmed before Election Day, as Democrats lack the votes to prevent it and don’t possess the power to delay it.

Democrats doubled down on their rhetoric during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that confirming the conservative judge will spell certain doom for the Affordable

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