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Barrett Confirmation Could Occur in Late October: Sen. Graham

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court could reach the floor of the Senate by the end of October. Graham predicted that the initial hearings on her confirmation would start Oct. 12, which "would be 16 days for the nomination and 24 of the 42 Supreme Court justices who have had hearings were done within 16 days." The presidential election is Nov. 3. Referring to the number of days that it took previous Supreme Court justices to be confirmed, he said, “Kennedy—14, Stevens—10, Powell—12, Rehnquist—12, Blackmon—14, Chief Justice Burger 11." "So, 16 days from now, we will Read More From Source

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