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How decades of partisan hypocrisy led to three Trump Supreme Court nominees

September 25, 2020 | 4:39 PM GMT
President Trump is set to confirm a third Supreme Court nominee with a simple majority vote for the first time since the adoption of the cloture rule in 1917. It follows a three-decade period of rising partisanship — and hypocrisy — over federal judicial nominees.