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Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett arrives at the U.S. Capitol to meet with Republican senators. Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett arrives at the U.S. Capitol to meet with Republican senators, on Sept. 30, 2020. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

As the Senate begins hearings on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, legal fights over Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s papers are still playing out in federal court.

Senate Democrats have blasted the swift pace of Barrett’s confirmation process, alleging the timing has not provided lawmakers and the public with enough time to review her record. And after reporting showed that Barrett did not include in her Senate questionnaire some public statements she made calling for the overturning of the precedent on legal abortion set by Roe v. Wade, she filed a supplement with the Senate on Oct. 9 revealing more of her public associations on the topic.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. federal courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @jacq_thomsen.

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