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Politics And The High Court: A Long Saga Of Contentious SCOTUS Nominations

The U.S. Supreme Court opens a new session on Monday. Missing will be the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Meanwhile, the Republican-controlled Senate is poised to begin hearings on President Trump’s nominee to replace her — Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Democrats complain the process is being rushed in an election year.

David Freudberg with the Humankind documentary series reports.

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