The Politics At Play In Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation Hearings
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With less than three weeks to go until Election Day, Republicans have the votes to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Her confirmation hearing is now much about the politics of the election.

Democrats, including Delaware Sen. Chris Coons, are focused on issues like the future of the Affordable Care Act. While Republicans, as NPR's Melissa Block reports, are emphasizing Barrett's motherhood in an effort to appeal to white suburban voters.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

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