Senate Confirms Barrett, Delivering for Trump and Reshaping the Court
The vote capped a brazen feat for Republicans, who pushed through a Supreme Court nominee in little more than five weeks with the election looming.
Sheryl Gay Stolberg
Masterful lede-all (that’s journo speak for the main story) by
on Senate confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett. “It was the first time in 151 years that a justice was confirmed without a single vote from the minority party.”
Since 1990 (30 years ago)... - Republicans have won the popular vote for president only once (2004) - Republican senators have represented a majority of Americans only once (1997-1998) (
) And yet...