US Politics

Amy Coney Barrett Senate hearings: a crude display of political power

BY David Waywell | tweet @DavidWaywell   /  16 October 2020

The first day of the Senate’s confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett gave senators a chance to deliver opening statements that sounded like closing arguments. By the final day, their closing statements felt like the opening to something else: an election, obviously, but maybe even a better way of doing business in the U.S. Senate.


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