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Scramble over Trump's high court nominee to begin

President Trump plans to introduce appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett on Saturday, and wants her confirmed before Election Day. Democrats have scant chance of blocking Barrett, who would succeed late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg and expand the court’s conservative majority.

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Trump says U.S. election winner might not be known for months

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Americans might not know the winner of the November presidential election for months due to disputes over mail ballots, building on his criticism of a method that could be used by half of U.S. voters this year.

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