Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett confirmation; vote expected Monday

Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett confirmation; vote expected Monday
FILE PHOTO: The Senate advanced Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett with confirmation set for Monday. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett with her confirmation set for Monday.

The near partyline vote, 51-48, all but assures Barrett’s nomination with just over a week before the presidential election.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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