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Video Clip: Sen. Durbin (D-IL) Discussing Replacing a Supreme Court Justice during an Election

Description

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) responded to efforts by the Republican Senate majority to confirm a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during an election year. He discussed the "McConnell Rule," which dealt with confirming a replacement for the late Justice Scalia in 2016.

5 minutes

Keywords

  • Antonin Scalia
  • Confirmation Vote
  • Fervent
  • Hearing
  • Merrick Garland
  • Nomination
  • Sacrosanct
  • Supreme Court Justice
  • Unambiguous
  • Vacancy

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