July 16, 2024
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Senate panel opens hearing on historic U.S. Supreme Court pick Jackson

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By Moira Warburton, Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Democrats defended Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s nominee to become the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court, while Republicans vowed to refrain from personal attacks but promised tough questions on her judicial record as a Senate panel on Monday opened her confirmation hearing. During opening statements in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats hailed the historic nature of her selection and praised her record as a federal appellate and district court judge. Republicans raised questions …

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