The Senate Judiciary Committee has wrapped up the first of four days of planned Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, who will begin answering questions from lawmakers Tuesday.
The Republican-controlled Senate is charging ahead on President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and cement a conservative court majority before Election Day.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Lindsey Graham told lawmakers: “This is going to be a long, contentious week.”
Get caught up below with takeaways from today, and guide to legal jargon you'll hear this week, a graphic explaining the confirmation process and a rundown of Barrett's judicial views and decisions in her own words.
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