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Senate Democrats speak Oct. 12 after a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee. They have announced they will boycott Thursday's scheduled committee vote on Barrett. Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP hide caption

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What Is Amy Coney Barrett's Stance On Issues That Often Arise Before Supreme Court?

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Senate Begins Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Many Firsts At Confirmation Hearings For Judge Amy Coney Barrett

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The language of Thursday's order suggests the Supreme Court was simply unwilling to make any decision in an abortion case three weeks after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died and just days before Judge Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Opens A New Term Amid A Push For Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation

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The Supreme Court, which begins its new term Monday, is confronting cases related to the election, the Affordable Care Act and religious rights, among others. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Election And A Fresh Obamacare Challenge Loom Over New Supreme Court Term

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett looks over to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, could transform the court into the most conservative since the 1930s. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Amy Coney Barrett: A Dream For The Right, Nightmare For The Left

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Trump May Announce Amy Coney Barrett As His Nominee To Supreme Court, Source Tells

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett, pictured at the White House on Saturday, is President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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2-Day Event Honors Ginsburg As She Lies In Repose At Supreme Court

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