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Sunday shows - Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death dominates

Sunday shows - Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death dominates
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The Sunday political shows were dominated by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgMcConnell backs Garland for attorney general A powerful tool to take on the Supreme Court — if Democrats use it right Fauci says he was nervous about catching COVID-19 in Trump White House MORE on Friday and the battle to replace her just weeks before an election.

Multiple guests focused on the precedent set by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMinimum wage setback revives progressive calls to nix Senate filibuster Schiff sees challenges for intel committee, community in Trump's shadow McConnell says he'd back Trump as 2024 GOP nominee MORE (R-Ky.) in refusing to vote on then-President Obama's nominee ahead of the election in 2016.

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Chris Wallace presses Cotton on 'any hypocrisy' between comments on Supreme Court vacancy in 2016 and today
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Fox News’s Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceBill Gates: Goal of eliminating emissions by 2030 'completely unrealistic' Fox News's Chris Wallace praises Biden's discipline Klobuchar: Impeachment trial 'was about not hiding history' MORE pressed Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonTrump to reemerge on political scene at CPAC Romney-Cotton, a Cancun cabbie and the minimum wage debate On The Money: Schumer urges Democrats to stick together on .9T bill | Collins rules out GOP support for Biden relief plan | Powell fights inflation fears MORE on Sunday on whether there is “any hypocrisy” between the Arkansas Republican's 2016 comments to avoid a Supreme Court justice confirmation ahead of an election and his current call to “move forward without delay.”
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Democratic senator calls on Republicans to 'live with the precedent they set' on Supreme Court confirmations
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. Chris CoonsChris Andrew CoonsTrumpists' assaults on Republicans who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid will help Democrats Pelosi's '9/11-type' commission to investigate Capitol riot could prove dangerous for Democrats Key players to watch in minimum wage fight MORE (D-Del.) called on Senate Republicans on Sunday to "live with the precedent they set" and not rush a confirmation to the Supreme Court after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.
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Cruz says Senate Republicans likely have votes to confirm Trump Supreme Court nominee
By REMA RAHMAN
 
Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzJohn Boehner tells Cruz to 'go f--- yourself' in unscripted audiobook asides: report Huawei backs supply chain security standards in wake of SolarWinds breach The Memo: Biden faces first major setback as Tanden teeters MORE (R-Texas) said on Sunday that Senate Republicans have the votes to confirm President TrumpDonald TrumpDonald Trump Jr. calls Bruce Springsteen's dropped charges 'liberal privilege' Schiff sees challenges for intel committee, community in Trump's shadow McConnell says he'd back Trump as 2024 GOP nominee MORE's Supreme Court nominee following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, noting it was “particularly important” that the chamber do so before Election Day.
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Pelosi: House will use 'every arrow in our quiver' to stop Trump Supreme Court nominee
By REMA RAHMAN
 
Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiMinimum wage setback revives progressive calls to nix Senate filibuster House Democrats to keep minimum wage hike in COVID-19 relief bill for Friday vote Schiff sees challenges for intel committee, community in Trump's shadow MORE (D-Calif.) said on Sunday the House had its “options” when asked about the possibility of impeaching President Trump and Attorney General William BarrBill BarrMajority of Republicans say 2020 election was invalid: poll Biden administration withdraws from Connecticut transgender athlete case Justice Department renews investigation into George Floyd's death: report MORE should the White House and Senate Republicans jam a Supreme Court nominee through the process during a lame duck session after Election Day.
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Klobuchar: GOP can't use 'raw political power right in middle of an election'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharOpen-ended antitrust is an innovation killer FBI, DHS and Pentagon officials to testify on Capitol riot Five big takeaways on the Capitol security hearings MORE (D-Minn.) said Sunday the Republican Party set a precedent in 2016 in blocking President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee ahead of and upcoming election and urged her Republican colleagues to block a vote on any appointee nominated by President Trump to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
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Bill Clinton on GOP push to fill Ginsburg vacancy: Trump, McConnell 'first value is power'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonThe Jan. 6 case for ending the Senate filibuster Trumpists' assaults on Republicans who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid will help Democrats Mellman: White working-class politics MORE slammed Republicans on Sunday over their push to fill the Supreme Court vacancy caused by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just weeks ahead of Election Day.
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Republican senator says plans to confirm justice before election 'completely consistent with the precedent'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoSenate confirms former Michigan governor Granholm as Energy secretary Haaland courts moderates during tense Senate confirmation hearing Udalls: Haaland criticism motivated 'by something other than her record' MORE (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that Senate Republicans' plans to move toward confirming a new Supreme Court justice weeks before the 2020 election are “completely consistent with precedent.”
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Pence aide dismisses concerns rushed vote on Trump nominee will hurt vulnerable senators
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Marc Short, Vice President Pence’s chief of staff, on Sunday dismissed concerns that a rushed vote on President Trump’s nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death will hurt vulnerable GOP senators in light of the Republicans' position four years ago to block then-President Obama’s nominee. 
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Hillary Clinton calls Senate judicial confirmation process 'absolutely broken'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic strategists start women-run media consulting firm Pelosi top fundraiser moves to House Democratic super PAC Mean tweets may take down Biden nominee MORE in an interview on Sunday called the Senate judicial confirmation process “absolutely broken,” as Republicans move to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court. 
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Blunt says vote on Trump court nominee different than 2016 because White House, Senate in 'political agreement'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntPassage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act is the first step to heal our democracy Microsoft, FireEye push for breach reporting rules after SolarWinds hack Biden's unity effort falters MORE (R-Mo.) on Sunday defended his decision to push for a vote on President Trump’s nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg less than two months ahead of Election Day, despite his conflicting position four years ago. 
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