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“’The only thing that heals this body is what I call a revival of civic grace,’ [Democratic Senator Cory] Booker said….He was asking his Republican colleagues to be big. To be benevolent. To extend grace” on the Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court nomination.”

–The Washington Post, October 20, 2020


“’I’ve had a long and serious talk with Senator Feinstein. That’s all I’m going to say about it right now’,” [Senate Democratc leader Chuck] Schumer told reporters” after “Feinstein credited Republicans for holding a hearing with decorum and even hugged Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), the chair….”

–The Washington Post, October 20, 2020

(Sources: “Republicans have the power to vote in Barrett. Sen. Booker implored them to have grace,” by Robin Givhan, The Washington Post, October 20, 2020, .https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/10/20/republicans-have-power-vote-barrett-sen-booker-implored-them-have-grace/ & “Schumer says he had ‘serious talk’ with Feinstein, sidesteps questions about Judiciary Committee post,” by Paul Kane, Ibid., October 20, 2020, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-democrats-feinstein-court/2020/10/20/11cae500-1311-11eb-bc10-40b25382f1be_story.html)