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Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., on Judge Amy Coney Barrett, U.S.-China relations and presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Partisan ad campaigns are shifting their focus to the bitter fight over President Trump's Supreme Court nomination, pulling back from hot-button topics such as the coronavirus pandemic and social justice.
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The New York Times reported Monday that both Trump and 2020 Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden have altered their tactics since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the selection of Judge Amy Coney Barrett as the nominee to succeed her.
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More than $1.8 million has reportedly already been spent on television advertisements about the Supreme Court, according to ad-tracking firm Advertising Analytics.
While Barrett's confirmation will be largely a Senate battle, the presidential candidates are seizing on the issue, too.
Three days ago, the Biden campaign began running an ad that focuses on a mother's concerns about chronic conditions resulting from the coronavirus, tying in the Supreme Court's role in the battle over the health care law.