Jackson on track for confirmation, but GOP votes in doubt

After more than 30 hours of hearings, the United States Senate is on track to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. But Democrats seem unlikely to confirm her with a robust bipartisan vote, dashing President Joe Biden’s hopes for a grand reset after partisan battles over other high court nominees.

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Biden taps Ketanji Brown Jackson for Supreme Court

President Joe Biden on Friday will nominate federal appeals court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, according to two people familiar with the matter, making her the first Black woman selected to serve on a court that once declared her race unworthy of citizenship and endorsed segregation.

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