Democrats keep mentioning the fact that millions of Americans are already voting, reminding viewers that Republicans decided to push ahead with the nomination just weeks before polls close and refocusing attention on the looming Supreme Court case challenge to the Affordable Care Act that is scheduled to begin a week after the election.
“In more than 40 states, people are voting as we speak,” Klobuchar said. “Do you think it is faithful to our democratic principles to fulfill a Supreme Court seat this close to the election when people are voting?”
Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., spoke in front of a blown-up calendar with two dates circled in red: Election Day and the day that opening arguments are scheduled in the ACA challenge.
“We are just three weeks from an election,” Coons said. “Just a week after that election, the Supreme Court is